Saturday, May 7, 2011

Billions Spent by Feds and States to House Illegal Alien Criminals

The New American

The government of the United States spends in excess of $1.5 billion annually to incarcerate hundreds of thousands of criminal aliens.

Figures published in a report issued this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) indicate that over the past five fiscal years the number of foreign nationals jailed in federal prisons has increased by 4,000 to a total of 55,000.

A corresponding increase in the criminal alien population in state prisons was revealed, as well. The number increased by 75,000 to an astounding total of nearly 300,000...[Full Article]