CA Spends $1 Billion a Year to Jail Undocumented Immigrants

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According to data from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from December 2010, just under 17,000 inmates in the state are on hold for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and in addition, there are just under 4,000 prisoners listed as potential ICE holds.

At a cost of almost $45,000 a year to house an inmate, that’s a cost of nearly $1 billion to house the undocumented immigrants.

The immigrants detained at the time of the data primarily hail from Mexico – 15,985 total (14,057 undocumented), followed by El Salvador, with 1,231 inmates (1,118 undocumented).

Once undocumented immigrants serve their time in jail, they are turned over to ICE where they await a hearing that determines whether or not they will be deported.
 

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Anonymous

Posted Jun 3 2011

So far there are only four states that have made E-Verify mandatory for every employee, which are Arizona, Mississippi, South Carolina and as of yesterday Alabama. Most States have some kind of E-Verify program built into their illegal immigrant enforcement, except the Sanctuary State of California, with other States having pending legislation throughout America. Within California the high desert city of Lancaster has the sole mandate of E-Verify, even though it’s in the known illegal alien haven of Los Angeles County. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in a joint venture with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify program is constantly updated with new enhancements and the administration are looking to incorporate picture ID from State driver’s licenses. Expect a big fight in Washington over mandatory federal E-Verify.

Without the passage of any policing laws in Florida or elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens in restrictive States as Alabama, and those following Arizona, will become a financial destination. As more states understand the fiscal consequences of economic illegal aliens, they will find out soon enough?

Both business and pro-immigrant, open border zealot’s interests will not take this lying down, when Republicans set in motion into making E-Verify mandatory for all employees nationwide. E-Verify is currently free to employers and is available in all 50 states. E-Verify provides an automated connection to federal databases to help employers establish employment eligibility of new hires and the legitimacy of their Social Security numbers. You can be rest assured if the Tea Party membership, in the Republican leadership gains more seats in the House and Senate, they will vote E-Verify as a permanent deterrent as "Attrition by Enforcement." Along with E-Verify is Secure communities, to distinguish US citizens, legal residents and criminals, who enter America and identified through ICE databases. In conclusion the local police are given the right is a few States, to cross-check ID when confronted on highways or streets when under suspicion.

The American people who unemployed need to contact their federal and State Representatives to insist they enact mandatory E-Verify for every State at Senate—202-224–3121/ House—202-225–3121.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 3 2011

Instead of a court hearing the illegal jailbird needs to be kicked across the border. Why waste more taxpayer funds.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

Load up and deport the 30,000 that the system needs rid of as badly as Mexico needed rid of them.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

Load up and deport the 30,000 that the system needs rid of as badly as Mexico needed rid of them.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

The facts:
If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor.
If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely.
If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot.
If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.
If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard from again.
If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be branded a spy and your fate will be sealed.
If you cross the Mexican borders illegally you will jailed for two years.
If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into political prison to rot.

These are laws are current immigration laws of MEXICO!!!
1.There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
2. All ballots will be in this nation's language.
3. All government business will be conducted in our language.
4. Non-residents will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.
5. Non-citizens will NEVER be able to hold political office.
6 Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers. No welfare, no food stamps, no health care,
or other government assistance programs. Any burden will be deported.
7. Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount at least equal to 40,000 times
the daily minimum wage.
8. If foreigners come here and buy land, options will be restricted.
Certain parcels including waterfront property are reserved for citizens naturally born into this country.
9. Foreigners may have no protests; no demonstrations, no waving of a foreign flag, no political organizing, no bad-mouthing our president or his policies. These will lead to deportation.
10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be actively hunted &, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged. All assets will be taken from you.

TOO STRICT?
These rules sound fine to me.
NOW, how can we get these laws to be America's immigration laws

If you cross the United States border illegally you get:
1 - A job
2 - A driver's license
3 - A Social Security card
4 - Welfare
5 - Food stamps
6 - Credit cards
7 - Subsidized rent or a loan to buy a house
8 - Free education
9 - Free health care
10 - A lobbyist in Washington
11 - Billions of dollars in public documents printed in your language
12 - Millions of servicemen and women who are willing to - and do - die
for your right to the ways and means of our Constitution
13 - And the right to carry the flag of your country - the one you walked
out on - while you call America racist and protest that you don't get
enough respect.
SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG HERE
How about making Mexico's immigration laws OURS.
They work down there so they should work here.
AH, Wait if I we do that the Dem's have just run out of some important votes for re-election.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

The facts:
If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor.
If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely.
If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot.
If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.
If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard from again.
If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be branded a spy and your fate will be sealed.
If you cross the Mexican borders illegally you will jailed for two years.
If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into political prison to rot.

These are laws are current immigration laws of MEXICO!!!
1.There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
2. All ballots will be in this nation's language.
3. All government business will be conducted in our language.
4. Non-residents will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.
5. Non-citizens will NEVER be able to hold political office.
6 Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers. No welfare, no food stamps, no health care,
or other government assistance programs. Any burden will be deported.
7. Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount at least equal to 40,000 times
the daily minimum wage.
8. If foreigners come here and buy land, options will be restricted.
Certain parcels including waterfront property are reserved for citizens naturally born into this country.
9. Foreigners may have no protests; no demonstrations, no waving of a foreign flag, no political organizing, no bad-mouthing our president or his policies. These will lead to deportation.
10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be actively hunted &, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged. All assets will be taken from you.

TOO STRICT?
These rules sound fine to me.
NOW, how can we get these laws to be America's immigration laws

If you cross the United States border illegally you get:
1 - A job
2 - A driver's license
3 - A Social Security card
4 - Welfare
5 - Food stamps
6 - Credit cards
7 - Subsidized rent or a loan to buy a house
8 - Free education
9 - Free health care
10 - A lobbyist in Washington
11 - Billions of dollars in public documents printed in your language
12 - Millions of servicemen and women who are willing to - and do - die
for your right to the ways and means of our Constitution
13 - And the right to carry the flag of your country - the one you walked
out on - while you call America racist and protest that you don't get
enough respect.
SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG HERE
How about making Mexico's immigration laws OURS.
They work down there so they should work here.
AH, Wait if I we do that the Dem's have just run out of some important votes for re-election.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

Maybe Carlos Slime and the rest of the billionaires in Mexico could lend a hand. Do you suppose Calderon ever asks them to start businesses to keep illegals at home, or would he rather demand that our country take them in as they break and enter? I'm ashamed of our cowardly government that doesn't know how to say "No mas!" to any more lawbreakers and rid our nation of the many who've laughed at our laws. There are many countries poorer tha Mexico and they'd all be here if they could. We are losing our country and illegals are destroying it.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

"undocumented immigrants" = illegal alien lawbreakers

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

"undocumented immigrants" = illegal alien lawbreakers

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

And after a few Dos XX, they come right back.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

Personally, I think they should find some way to have Mexico pay for this for not controlling their sid eof the border. The American taxpayer pays an estimated $260 BILLION a year for the other 12-20 million illegal aliens and all their anchor babies. When we get rid of all the illegal aliens, we will get rid of all the problems that go with them. THAT IS A FACT!

Anonymous

Posted Jun 4 2011

CALL -OUR- Congress @ 866 220 0044
DEMAND -OUR- IMMIGRATION LAWS BE ENFORCED !
E-verify -ALL- JOBS & GOV`t. PROGRAMS->section-8 , welfare , foodstamps , wic. etc. !
287g->NATIONWIDE TO FIND & DEPORT -ALL- illegal aliens !
ATTRITION THROUGH ENFORCEMENT !
Call I.C.E. @ 866 347 2423 to REPORT illegal aliens & THEIR EMPLOYERS !
-ALL- illegal aliens from -ALL- COUNTRIES ARE CRIMINALS !
Visit- AmericanPatrol.c - Ojjpac.o !
"FREE FAXES" to -OUR- Congress @ NumbersUSA.c 0r CapsWeb.o !
google-> Work in the states build a life in Mexico -> To see that BETTER LIFE !
thanks
GOD BLESS THE U.S.!!!

Anonymous

Posted Jun 5 2011

mexican's are disgusting pigs and their females dress like sluts.

Anonymous

Posted Jun 5 2011

mexican's are disgusting pigs and their females dress like sluts

Anonymous

Posted Aug 21 2011

You is not supposed to be in this nation, if you is here illegally. You are violating U.S. immigration law. If you are an ethnic interest group and support illegal immigration you are aiding and abetting against U.S. immigration law. You need to be punished. If you are an immigration authority, lawyer, special interest group, "human rights" group, AND ARE AIDING AND ABETTING ILLEGAL ALIENS YOU ARE IN VIOLATION OF U.S. IMMIGRATION LAW AND NEED TO BE PUNISHED AND THE PUNISHMENT IT ALREADY IN THE LAW. YOU MUST BE FINED, JAILED, OR DEPORTED OR ALL OF THE ABOVE AS THE CASE APPPLIES TO THE EXTENT OF YOUR CRIMINALITY.

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