At least three Republicans _ Sens. Sam Brownback of Kansas, Orrin Hatch of Utah and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania suggested they don't want to necessarily label all of the nation's 11 million illegal immigrants as criminals.
"I think there is a consensus on the committee that we do not (support) the criminalization of a large number of people," said Specter, the committee's chairman.
il.le.gal: adj. prohibited by law
crim.i.nal: n. One that has committed...a crime.
Someone go buy Sen Hatch a dictionary.