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Immigrant Jail Costs [$70 million/yr in L.A. County to incarcerate illegals]
KFI 640 (L.A.) ^ | June 12, 2012 | KFI NEWS Team

Posted on 06/13/2012 8:12:29 AM PDT by kevcol

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors today agreed to oppose a federal policy that ends reimbursements to local governments for the costs of jailing individuals whose immigration status is unknown.
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The federal government has partially reimbursed the cost of jailing foreign-born inmates whose immigration status is unknown since 1996. But the Department of Justice now says it will reimburse costs only for inmates verified as illegal immigrants by the Department of Homeland Security.
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Last year, Los Angeles County accounted for more than 8 percent of jailed and undocumented illegal immigrants nationwide and 4 percent of inmates whose immigration status was unknown,
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The county was reimbursed $9.9 million for foreign-born inmates last year, down significantly from the $14 million paid out in 2010. Antonovich estimated the county's cost for such inmates at about $70 million.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2012; aliens; criminalaliens; democrats; illegalimmigration; losangeles; openborders; sanctuarycities
$70 million a year, 10% of the nation's incarcerated illegals. L.A. is a sanctuary city (actually THE original sanctuary city) to boot, so those figures could/should be much, much higher.

If L.A. County would actually deport these illegals before they inevitably do something to wind up in jail - rape, molest, murder, drive drunk etc... they could save a lot of money. They look the other way and let these criminals hang around long enough to swell the inmate population, then whine about incarceration costs - boo f'ing hoo.
1 posted on 06/13/2012 8:12:43 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

I wonder how that compares to Sheriff Joe’s tent city expenses.


2 posted on 06/13/2012 8:31:43 AM PDT by Josephat (`)
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To: Josephat

The jailers in CA are not forthcoming with accurate numbers on illegals. They tend to only report illegals as those with an ICE “hold” on them. Those that will be turned over to ICE when they are finished with their sentence. They don’t include foreign nationals with no immigration hold. They may or may not be illegals. The politicians just don’t want to tell us the truth about the impact of illegals on govt costs.


3 posted on 06/13/2012 8:43:44 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: kevcol
If L.A. County would actually deport these illegals before they inevitably do something to wind up in jail - rape, molest, murder, drive drunk etc... they could save a lot of money.

Or, they could increase taxes on those greedy and evil people who work and earn money ....

Which option do you suppose they will take?

4 posted on 06/13/2012 8:52:44 AM PDT by Hodar (Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.- A. Schopenhauer)
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To: kevcol

Agree deport illegals,to Africa,


5 posted on 06/13/2012 8:58:33 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: kevcol; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

6 posted on 06/13/2012 9:01:40 AM PDT by HiJinx (He who controls the water, controls life.)
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To: kevcol

Isn’t the LA mayor (Villiagorosa?) a LaRatShit member/supporter/racist/anarchist or something like that?


7 posted on 06/13/2012 9:40:26 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: kevcol

If it’s 70 million in LA County it seems possible that it’s a billion (plus) statewide.Then there’s NV,AZ,CO,TX,IL,NJ,PA and NY,among others.


8 posted on 06/13/2012 9:50:33 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: Gay State Conservative; kevcol; HiJinx; stephenjohnbanker
Just last year, the IRS handed out 4.2 BILLION dollars to illegals.

"Individuals Who Are Not Authorized to Work in the United States Were Paid $4.2 Billion in Refundable Credits July 7, 2011"

TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION - RECOVERY ACT (click here to read in entirety)

9 posted on 06/13/2012 11:42:21 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: Hodar; kevcol

There’s another option, the one they’ll probably choose:

Releasing them back into the sanctuary city...


10 posted on 06/13/2012 11:58:09 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: yorkie

Thanks, yorkie.


11 posted on 06/13/2012 12:10:33 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Josephat
I wonder how that compares to Sheriff Joe’s tent city expenses.

Maricopa County jail/prisoner expenses are $250 million/yr for all prisoners...$25K/yr per prisoner (link)

The Los Angeles County jail is the largest jail in the United States, with approximately 171,000 people booked annually and a 2009 daily population close to 19,000. Annual cost per prisoner is $60K. Looking at close to $1.2 billion per year.
12 posted on 06/13/2012 12:10:38 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: carriage_hill

All of the above. But he’s got nice shiny teeth!!!


13 posted on 06/13/2012 4:44:28 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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