Special Session Law Gets Nothing
A law that sought to recover money from the federal government for costs of illegal information isn’t going to get anywhere, according to the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.
In a report released before the New Year, Attorney General John Suthers found that implementing the new law passed during the General Assembly’s special session on immigration would only be possible if action were taken by members of the federal U.S. Congress.From the bill (PDF):
From the report:
to the state.
The Attorney General also suggests that the state continue to look for ways to reduces costs related to immigration. There is an estimated $36 million for incarceration costs pertaining to illegal immigration.
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