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Jailed immigrants buoy budgets

US pays sheriffs $90 per day to hold those awaiting deportation

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By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / February 9, 2009

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NORTH DARTMOUTH - In the newest wing of Bristol County jail, exclusively for immigrants facing deportation, inmates in sunshine-yellow uniforms pass the time in a stuffy dormitory playing cards, flipping through magazines, and chatting in Spanish, Portuguese, and Hebrew. (Full article: 1274 words)

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