Crowded State Jails Awaiting Word on Federal Aid Program

Williamson, Richard
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/4/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31505, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on failure on part of the U.S. Congress to allot funds for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) that supports states and local governments that jail undocumented aliens for suspected crime. Debate over the decision of increasing or eliminating the SCAAP funds by the U.S. government authorities; Opinion provided by various states in the U.S. on the usage of the SCAAP funds.


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