zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 5, 2017 6:34 PM
As Simon Black points out in his latest weekly intelligence commentary, it is now YOUR responsibility to enforce the government’s laws.
Are you an expert at identifying forged documents, and fake IDs? How about investigating immigration history? If not, you may want to think twice before becoming a landlord, investing in real estate, or opening a homeless shelter.
According to Texas law, upheld by a Federal Appeals Court, you could be held legally liable for “harboring” an illegal immigrant.
The law was originally struck down, but has been reinstated by an appeals court. The court claims that the law could not be used against landlords or immigrant aid organizations because they could not be considered to be harboring an illegal immigrant. Unless they actively protect or shield the immigrant from authorities, they cannot substantially fear prosecution, the court said.
In their decision, the court used the testimony of the Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety to support the fact that the groups suing would not be prosecuted under the law.
What this means:
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