Saturday, July 07, 2007

NewsHour reports on federal and local cooperation against illegal immigration

PBS' NewsHour provides balanced reporting (auido and transcript) on a growing trend of federal and local cooperation against illelgal immigration.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona ("America's Toughest Sheriff") explains his no nonsense policy of holding both smugglers and smuglees accountable in the piece:
...The smuggler and the smugglees, co-conspirators, they all go directly to jail. We do not call ICE, like everyone else does, to turn those people over, so they can get a free ride back to Mexico. They go directly to the jail that I run...
Related: Enquirer: Butler Co. sheriff asks feds to help - Applies for training to cut illegal immigration


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