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Ridgeland couple faces charges involving illegal aliens

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Paul and Barbara Love of Ridgeland were arraigned before U. S. Magistrate Linda Anderson Thursday on a multi-count indictment charging them and their company, Love Irrigation, with conspiracy, harboring illegal aliens, and encouraging illegal aliens to reside in the United States.

There were also charged with improper use of Social Security numbers and making false statements on immigration forms.

If convicted, Paul Love faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and/or a $1.25 million fine. Barbara Love faces a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison and/or a $1.75 million fine.

Love Irrigation, Inc. faces a maximum fine of $1.5 million and up to five years probation.

The trial is scheduled for January 9, 2012 before U.S. District Chief Judge Henry T. Wingate in Jackson.

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