Re: Supreme Court will hear Arizona immigration case
Originally Posted by Kal'Stang
You're own article states that entering the country illegally is a federal misdemeanor. And irregardless of whether they came here legally but overstayed thier visa or if they came across the border they will get arrested. The only difference being that one that stayed past thier visa is not charged with a crime where as one that crossed the border will. But in both cases they will be arrested.
Yes, someone who overstayed can be detained, but the mere fact of being in the country without documentation is not a crime -- my point.