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Old 01-13-2009, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Northern VA (for now)
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Virginia counties, cities look to feds to recoup incarceration costs for illegal immigrants | WSLS 10

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Chesterfield Sheriff Dennis L. Proffitt says the immigrant burden has a trickle-down effect on the jail system and county courts, creating more expense and work for his deputies, county judges and prosecutors.

While the federal reimbursement program covers only a portion of the cost to house illegal immigrants, “it does release some of burden on the taxpayer to pay for that,“ the sheriff said.
And illegals overall contribute to our economy? right
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