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August 21, 2010
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Angry Mass. sheriff won't house illegals

She said in a letter that she has encountered a "staggering lack of communication and respect" from the feds

By Laura Crimaldi
The Boston Herald

SUFFOLK, Mass. — Suffolk Sheriff Andrea J. Cabral is walking away from nearly $54 million in federal immigration fees, saying her jail will no longer house illegal aliens due to the feds' "staggering lack of communication and respect."

In a blistering letter informing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the decision, a lawyer for Cabral blasted federal officials for forcing the jail to "beg and plead'' for basic information.

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