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L.A. Jail Inmates to be Questioned on Immigration Status

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L.A. Jail Inmates to be Questioned on Immigration Status

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L.A. Jail Inmates to be Questioned on Immigration Status

L.A. Jail Inmates to be Questioned on Immigration Status

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NPR's Carrie Kahn reports on how officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are attempting to aid federal agents in identifying illegal immigrants. The department, which is in charge of the country's largest jail system, will soon begin questioning inmates about their immigration status.