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Friday, December 30, 2005

House bill that makes it a crime to help illegal immigrants

This bill just passed the house. It would make it illegal for anyone to provide assistance to illegal immigrants. This is scary stuff. Priests or clergy, nurses, social workers and others could face 5 years in prison for helping immigrants. Not sure if this will pass, but it is an indication of the climate in America. Maybe these folks should read the inscription on the Statue of Liberty!

Read the article here.

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