Friday, April 15, 2005

President and Congress in Defiance of the Law?

George Putnam notes:

"It is this reporter's opinion that it may take another 9/11 to shock America into action. As Time magazine has reported, "Three million illegals are coming into the U.S. this year with borders more porous as thousands enter the country daily." And illegal immigration into the U.S. has accelerated since President Bush proposed his ill-fated temporary worker program.

"Question: Have the president, senators and Congress people - who took an oath to uphold the sovereignty of the U.S. - read the Federal Immigration and Nationality Act, Section 8, USC?

"It states: 'Any person who encourages or induces an alien to reside knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such resident is in violation of law, shall be punished as provided - for each alien in respect to whom such a violation occurs to be fined under Title 18 - imprisoned not more than five years or both. A person (including a group of persons, business organization or local government) commits a federal felony when he or she assists an alien, he or she should reasonably know is illegally in the U.S. or who lacks employment authorization, by transporting, sheltering, or assisting him or her to obtain employment. Or encourages that alien to remain in the U.S. by referring him or her to an employer or acting as employer or agent for an employer in any way.'"

Well, what do you think? Are the President and Congress in defiance of the law, and if so, shouldn't they be held accountable?

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