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FEDS HELP PAY JAIL COSTS FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

The Virgin Islands will receive $652,948 from the U.S. Justice Department to help cover the cost of incarcerating undocumented immigrants who have committed serious crimes.
The Virgin Islands was one of 297 state, territorial and local jurisdictions to get the special State Criminal Alien Assistance Program grants, according to a release Friday from U.S. Attorney James A. Hurd Jr.
The grants are designed to reduce the burden for local jurisdictions of housing illegal aliens in their jails.

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The Virgin Islands will receive $652,948 from the U.S. Justice Department to help cover the cost of incarcerating undocumented immigrants who have committed serious crimes.
The Virgin Islands was one of 297 state, territorial and local jurisdictions to get the special State Criminal Alien Assistance Program grants, according to a release Friday from U.S. Attorney James A. Hurd Jr.
The grants are designed to reduce the burden for local jurisdictions of housing illegal aliens in their jails.