The Obama administration is expanding a program initiated by President George W. Bush aimed at checking the immigration status of virtually every person booked into local jails. In four years, the measure could result in a tenfold increase in illegal immigrants who have been convicted of crimes and identified for deportation, current and former U.S. officials said.
So, let's summarize: By even being here, you break the law. So, if we find you in jail because you broke another law while here, we'll take it seriously and send you packing. Now, that should not be the least bit controversial. But we know it will be, don't we?