RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The U.S. Division of Justice introduced federal funding of $26,950 for Starr County.
In line with the Workplace of Justice Applications, the funds are to cowl prices incurred because of the incarceration of “undocumented felony aliens.”
“I wish to thank the Workplace of Justice Applications of the Division of Justice for awarding Starr County funds from their SCAAP [State Criminal Alien Assistance Program]stated Starr County Sheriff Rene “Orta” Fuentes. “This can assist alleviate among the monetary burdens imposed on the county by the incarceration of undocumented folks.”
The DOJ stated that beneath this system, funds had been made in reference to “undocumented felony aliens” who had been convicted of not less than one felony or two misdemeanors (normally for violations of nationwide regulation or native) and who’ve been incarcerated for not less than 4 consecutive days. .
The funds are used to cowl the working prices of correctional services, together with employee salaries, restore or upkeep of buildings and transportation of inmates, the information launch stated.
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