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Bishops rap Arizona's proposed immigration crackdown

Catholic World News - March 10, 2010

Catholic bishops of Arizona and New Mexico have issued a joint message to Arizona state legislators, advising against legislation that would crack down on illegal immigrants. The bishops made the observation that the bill could result in breaking apart families, and punishing children who are brought into the US by their parents. The bill might also make illegal immigrants vulnerable to crime, the bishops said, since criminals would realize that the immigrants would not dare to report them to law-enforcement officials.

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  • Posted by: Thomas429 - Jul. 18, 2010 10:50 PM ET USA

    It seems strange that "Bishops" that cannot bring themselves to oppose a "Health Care Take Over" that will result in public funding for abortion, sexual reorientation surgery, and euthanasia can suddenly find the resolve to chriticize a state that is trying to protect the social and moral fabric of our society these criminal aliens pose by enforcing federal law. A country without borders is not a country. These invaders do not wish to become part of this country and will bring about its downfal

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