Saturday, December 31, 2005

And Republican Jesus Said...

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall have the book thrown at them:

The measure would broaden the nation's immigrant-smuggling law so that people who assist or shield illegal immigrants would be subject to prosecution. Offenders, who might include priests, nurses or social workers, could face up to five years in prison. The proposal would also allow the authorities to seize some assets of those convicted of such a crime.