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Immigration Benefits: Women and Massachusetts Man

immigration benefits: Federal prosecutors alleged that Peter Hicks, 57, of Worcester, married the women from sub-Saharan African nations between 2003 and 2013 and filed for immigration benefits for four of them, according to Metro News. Some of the women were in the U.S. illegally. A Massachusetts man was charged with accepting money to marry six women to help them evade immigration laws. Authorities also allege that on at least one occasion, he was still married to one woman at the time of his marriage to another. He faces a maximum of five years in prison if convicted. Hicks was released following an initial appearance in federal court in Worcester on Tuesday. ( As reported in the news.