New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 17, 1987, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 17, 1987

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Issue date: Thursday, December 17, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Hw%\6-ZeitunQ New Braunfels, Texas    Thursday December 17 1987    Page    3Pharr man convicted of immigration fraud Crossword ACROSS I Book units 6 Legal paper 10 Schl orgs 14 Additionally 15 Deftness 16 TV part 17 Capital of Egypt 18 Early Canadian governor 20 Aider Scot 21 Small bird 23 Most secure 24 Forebode 25 Small dog 26 Scandinavia! nomad 30 Slip up 34 Atoll 35 Manager J7 Presidential nick name 38 Twirled 39 Jagged 4 I Kin of Sts 42 Journey part 43 flakes 4 4 Best trained 46 Folio* 48 Word parts 50 Old auto 52 Congers 53 Clothing 56 Ruddy ‘ ' Ne«t to Sal 60 Lefty 62 Key 64 To exactly 65 Time of day 66 Golf problem 67 loom part 68 Sea eagles 69 Guzzles DOWN 1 Peru rodent 2 Alga extract 3 Profit 4 Healing goddess 5 Winter statue 6 Protect 7 Come by 8 Within pre! 9 impenetrable 10 Opt for 11 Timbre 12 We1 away 13 Church group 19 Defrauds 22 Portray 24 T he Good Earth girl 25 NHI players 26 Stout thread 27 Poplar 28 Old horses 29 Strong wood 3 1 T angle 32 Fteshy • ■ Mus« vg - PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED D I O D E ■ B L A s; C H A P E V P\ I I R I N * L A V e: A T E j E I A N T I P O D E s. N O' R ■ L A S E > E R t; T R A s H O N E T R E H A* s M B 0 N A R E A R V M R E p U* L Is I V E I ‘s' O s F E p N O v’ N E F R A N C E B u T *T E [ L O A T H C A *R E E N D E T O' u R S B A R ’n S E *L E *c T T U R K ■ T O P M A R K S D O W N ■ Ie N A T Y E ‘t R TI ■ lA D I R [o T ‘o V S F F o M A T ’s I s ‘w E > Y 36 Preserve jar 40 Unheeding 4 1 Vestments 4 3 Chic ag- tear-45 Barest 4 7 Joined 49 Hears about 51 French river 53 On win 54 Transport 55 Wood source 56 LOW » worker 57 Somersault 58 Nation 59 Residents sun 6 I Beetle 63 Mr Ziegteid I 2 3 4 14 IT 20 21 BROWNSVILLE (AF) Tens of thousands of dollars worth of alien amnesty applications may have been handled by a Pharr businessman w ho was convicted of immigration docu ment fraud testimony indicates Federal officials said Joe Vera Jr is the first ‘’qualified designated enti ty to be convicted of fraud QDEs are certified to charge aliens for assistance in completing their legalization forms V era 63 faces sentencing Jan 22 on his conviction Wednesday for con spiring to help a Mexican woman falsify her application for legaliza tion under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 A federal jury found that Vera helped an illegal alien obtain a tem porarv resident card bv making false statements to the I S Immigration and Naturalization Service Vera who operates Jim* s Trading Post and Big Joe s Plower Shop Bankrupt oil heir, ex-wife settle shooting spree lawsuit PORT WORTH NP    \ $5 million settlement has been reached between bankrupt oil heir T Cullen I>avis and hi" exwife Priscilla I)a\is in a personal injur> and wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a 1976 shooting spree at the I lay is mansion in Port Worth lawyers say Day is maintains that despite the -ettlcment he was not the man in blat k who shot to death Andrea Wtlbom Priscilla Davis daughter from a prey »ou> marriage and Stan Farr Priscillas boyfriend and former Texas Christian I rn varsit y basketball player and left Priscilla anticus Bubba Cayrel wounded Fddte Roush Jr a lawyer for Davis said Day is agreed to the set Cement fits ause it eliminates the possibility of another trial and it rds Cullen of Ens* ilia once and for all Roush said the claim will br discharged in bankruptcy court Day is has filed for protection from creditors antler ( hauler ? testified he has processed more than 1,000 amnesty applications He charged $81 for the fraudulent ap plication for which he was conyicted according to testimony "He was telling them how to fill out applications to make sure that they would be qualified said Assistant I S Attorney Terry I>eonard who prosecuted the case "Money ” Leonard responded when asked what the motive was for falsifying the documents Vera also was convicted of aiding and abetting others in falsifying federal amnesty applications The QDE credentials of Vera and his 59 year-old wife Gloria, were August for failure to comply with INS regula tions Under the new immigration law the subject of numerous fraud cases aliens seeking legal residency must prove they lived illegally in the I mted States continuously for five years beginning Jan I 1982 Agricultural workers must prove they lived in the I mted States for 9< days during the one year period en ding May I 1986 QDE s were set up by the IN!" to help with the amnesty case load of 2 million anticipated apple ants This is the first one QDE con victed of immigration fraud said Jerry Sewell, director of the INS Harlingen District This is a landmark Thb rn dividual was taking advantage of people who were poor ann ignorant of the law INS spokeswoman Virginia Rice said INS Special Agent Robert Runyon testified during the trial that a probe of Vera began after an informant told him about several fraudulent affidavits submitted to Vera in exchange for a fraudulent temporary resident card The woman said the fraudulent card belonged to a woman with whom her husband was having an af fair Charges against Mrs \ era along with two other charges against Vera were dropped Wednesday due to in sufficient evidence leonard said Vera faces up to five years in priori and a $250 oho fine for each of the two convictions \0 Aerobics Plus starts new session Ask one of our Personal Bankers to help you with any banking need Aerobics Flu* one of New HraUn!ri> longest running aerobics t*u*mr\Nrs WILMOUTH es a Dr* u-sMOT starting Jan 4 at I Bar M Con lerefH r i enter Light Weight W.?rk<Hit ed t v t ary < CMKh will Lit introduced r. this si s stoo This clavs features light hand weights and ruttier hand *ork>»u! jot the upper arni lower Univ mas* it strength arid etKlurafH* l*<<n** to upt«-at rn UAH this if minute c lass is prrte* t for ail ages arni fstrw-ss ,rv**,s la»w i rn pa* t    s    has been lengthened lo inc luck* a longer low impact segment and stretching This format is giant for thus*- justle new to aerobia s peop.e who are overweight recovering from an in Jury or for any oar interested in a gc**j workout with no stress ( lave is brid Monday Wednesday arni h ndav from 8 15 to w 2* a rn Aerobics Dlus the original aerobic s cucvs continues to feature current music and fun easy choreographed routines Aerobics Dtus is Monday VS«*dne*day and En day from 9 to to lo 4j am \ baby sit ter is available during this class Aerobic VAorkout is beld Tuesday and lhurtcday from n to 7 p rn anet saturday 9 to lo a m V babysitter is also av triable for this class Althougf Aerobic s Plus offers c iasses at ->ne price there is a $2 charge per class for those peppier unable to make a long term commit ment « ail 5*c2 for more information Texas Commerce Bank New Braunfels 'sine v I HH I lh* big friendly bank on ihr 1*1 a/a Member f I )l< <>2> “A 11 A. 1-YEAR NO FINANCE CHARGE 0% INTEREST YOUR CHOICE OF 2GREAT EVERY ITEM ON SALE OFFERS Layaway Now For Christmas OPEN EVERY DAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS OPEN SUNDAY 1-5 nr *wm PLAN A. 1 YEAR 0% FINANCING I Does not apply to prior purchases 2.1 inane e l out rat t must be paul in full within out* yeai \ S 199 minimum purchase 4 2Sa downpayment a I or qualified buyers b Appliant, es and I lee trollies excluded PLAN B. 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