Outgamie Sheriff's Department has 90 inmates referred to immigration
The sheriff's department in Appleton has referred 90 of its jail inmates to immigration authorities over the last six months.
Outagamie County authorities adopted a policy to screen all inmates they believe are in the U.S. illegally.
It used to be that only suspects in serious crimes had their immigration status checked. But Lt. Ron Yow, the jail's supervisor, tells the Appleton Post-Crescent it doesn't matter what the crime might be anymore.