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TONGAN WOMAN ADMITS MISUSE OF `GREEN CARD'

A Tongan woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Utah federal court to misusing a green card, or alien registration card, to obtain a clerical job with the LDS Church.

In exchange for Tapaita H. Tonga's guilty plea to misuse of immigration documents in an employment application, prosecutors agreed to dismiss three other related charges including making false claims of citizenship and false reproduction of immigration documents.She faces deportation, up to five years in prison and $250,000 in fines at her Sept. 13 sentencing before Utah federal Judge David Winder.