San Diego Immigration Lawyer – Deporting Prisoners Saves California Money

How is Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger going to save us money? How about massive deportation plan. California Corrections officials are reviewing the cases of undocumented immigrant prisoners to see who can be deported. About 6,000 up for consideration have more than one felony.

Releasing undocumented prisoners is part of the Governor’s plan to save the state about a billion dollars. The Governor has the power to release about 2000 undocumented immigrant prisoners. Included are those who have not committed serious, violent or sex crimes and have just one felony.

Mexican officials on the other hand, are not so pleased. Deporting thousands of criminals back to Mexico may weaken the current crackdown on drug gangs all across Mexico. Working together the two governments should find the middle ground.

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