I have migrated often and never illegally. I have been in the USA with potential to work on certain things but have not because it is illegal. Here is an excerpt from this story, Illegal Immigrant Family Shocked at Immigration Laws Being Enforced:
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested Miguel Angel Torres, an illegal immigrant living in Austin, Texas, for the past fourteen years, during the recent Operation Cross Check roundup of criminal aliens. It appears immigration officers arrested Torres while they were looking for his brother-in-law, a previously deported illegal alien, the Texas Tribune reported.
“[My husband] is a person who’s never done anything wrong and who complies with the law,” Irma Perez, the wife of the illegal immigrant, told the Texas news outlet. “We don’t know why they detained him. He was driving his own car, not my brother’s. He has nothing to do with my brother.”
Texas law does not allow a person who does not have legal status in the U.S. to obtain a driver license or legally operate a motor vehicle.
Perez, who admitted she is also an illegal immigrant, said her husband drove to their daughter’s school to deliver a Valentine’s Day box of chocolates.
So by the law the woman and man in this article are criminals. That’s what the law says. I hope this increases discussion that states have grown to where there are so many laws that most of us are also guilty of committing unenforced and often victim-less crimes.
The Husband in this story was also illegally operating a vehicle. Shall give a general example when it comes to driving. It is illegal to drive 20 miles over the speed limit, whether you get caught or not. If you get-pulled over and possibly cry yourself out of a charge are you still a criminal? If the policeman let’s you go because you are rushing home to a sick child are you still a criminal? If someone is on your car and fatally wounded and you are stopped resulting in their death are the police accessories to their death? These kind of conversations are ones I hope could be brought up.
So will this being more conversation about the existential threat that the massive states have become?
Most will take a side and cheer enforcement or pretend no crimes were committed.