Saturday, December 06, 2008

Hypocrisy Redux

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You would think that someone who is the the regional director of Homeland Security, Customs, and Border Protection, and the Boston Area Port Director, would know better than to hire illegal immigrants to clean her house.

If you thought that, you were mistaken.

Meet Lorraine Henderson. She was arrested on Friday for harbouring an illegal immigrant, and if convicted could get up to 10 years in prison.

The charge involves employing an illegal housekeeper from Brazil (and paying far less than the going rate for legal cleaning services). She then employed two other illegal immigrants. People she worked with warned her that what she was doing was a crime.

She should have known better:

As part of her duties as port director, Henderson is responsible for stopping illegal immigrants from entering the country through all air and sea international ports in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. She also commands 190 armed and uniformed border protection officers.
At least she had a source...