Committed a crime? Go to a Houston church.
"On a Sunday morning, in a church sanctuary near Conroe, an off-duty immigration agent tapped Jose Juan Hernandez on the shoulder and asked him to step outside.
A 31-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico with three prior deportations, Hernandez quietly followed the agent and promptly was detained on suspicion of illegal re-entry after deportation, said Gregory Palmore, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman in Houston.
The case would be unremarkable, except for the setting. The fact that Hernandez was detained in church has sparked controversy locally."
The full story can be found at www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/special/immigration/6270209.html
I have gone horse debating this with my friends. Please read the full article and comment on the obvious and more subtle points of separation of church and state and religious duplicity. I'd like to see if there is anything that I have missed.