WFSU News · Tallahassee · Panama City · Thomasville
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Nearly 800 Immigrants are Found with Serious Criminal Records

3163370-200918868.jpg

By Margie Menzel

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wfsu/local-wfsu-844742.mp3

Tallahassee, FL – Officials say a new program that allows Florida law enforcement agencies to check the immigration status of people arrested has found nearly 800 immigrants with serious criminal records in the first four months of 2009. Margie Menzel reports.