How Some Counties Profit by Helping ICE

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After an embarrassing jail escape, Walker County, Tx., in 2012 issued $20 million in bonds to build a new jail. It was a hefty price tag for the county of fewer than 70,000 people north of Houston, and officials pledged to search for new revenue streams to help pay for the jail. This year, they found one: The Walker County sheriff’s office is getting into the immigration business, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!