"This grab bag legislation ... would expand the definition of 'alien smuggling' in a way that could theoretically include working in a soup kitchen, driving a friend to a bus stop or caring for a neighbor's baby."
--From an editorial in today's The New York Times, on the bill H.R. 4437, which has passed in the House and is being considered by the Senate this week. If it becomes law, churches could be prosecuted for assisting an undocumented immigrant in any way.
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