GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Greenfield’s Human Rights Commission held a public forum on Monday night to discuss why undocumented immigrants are being held at the Franklin County jail.
22News explains why they are housed in Greenfield, and what rights they have.
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Unknown to many people in Greenfield, there are dozens of undocumented immigrants being detained at the Franklin County jail.
“The folks that we have are people who were arrested somewhere in the united states for committing a crime, they were introduced to the criminal justice system because of the crime they committed,” Franklin County Sheriff, Christopher Donelan told 22News. “At some point during the process it was determined that they were here illegally.”
Monday night residents were able to ask Sheriff Donelan about the
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