If enacted, the immigration reform act would make it a federal crime for anyone, including family and members of the clergy, to offer services or assistance to illegal aliens.
During the interview, Rep. Royce explained his reasons for supporting the bill, including his amendment providing for the construction of a 700-mile, double-wall to be built along the US-Mexico border.
On Saturday, President Bush spoke in support of enactment of immigration reform. "To keep the promise of America, we must enforce the laws of America," he said. "We must also ensure that immigrants assimilate into our society and learn our customs and values -- including the English language."