From The Post & Courier:
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The forum’s speakers questioned whether the state’s new illegal immigration law will leave farm products rotting in the field and raise grocery prices.
They asked if Hispanic-looking U.S. citizens will be detained by police and cause illegals afraid of deportation to not report when they are victims of crimes.
They wondered whether it will cost local and state governments tax revenue.
And they expressed fears that the part of the law that makes it illegal to transport or harbor illegals endangers mission volunteers.
“The law could mean we become felons for having someone at our dinner table, or giving them a ride,” said the Rev. Rich Robinson, of Nuevos Caminos “Mission of Hope” on James Island. (more…)
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