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13 more former Swift workers sentenced over raid

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - More now-former Swift meatpacking plant workers in Cactus have been sentenced in an illegal immigration investigation.

A federal judge in Amarillo yesterday sentenced 13 ex-employees.

Twelve pleaded guilty to using fraudulently obtained identity documents to secure employment.

Their sentences range from six months, to one year and one day behind bars.

Another person received an eight-month prison term for falsely representing a Social Security number as belonging to him.

In all, 53 people were arrested during the December 12th raid.

All but four who pleaded guilty -- have been sentenced.

No charges were filed against Swift.

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