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Sheriff Lee Baca Calls For Identification Of Illegal Immigrants In Prison

10/12/2010 02:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The L.A. Sheriff's Department wants to extend a joint project with federal immigration officials to identify illegal immigrants in the L.A. jail system.

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a request by L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca for his department to continue working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on the effort to track illegal-immigrant criminals.

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