Immigration debate takes on a new tone in South Carolina: Budget savings

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As South Carolina's statewide and local debates on illegal immigration continue, a second storm front appears to be merging: the impending budget crunch.

An article by Yvonne Wenger discusses how South Carolina's current efforts stack up and how lawmakers are wondering just how much of budget sieve it is to house arrested illegal immigrants or social services.

There's not a lot of traction on specifics but her report will give you an idea of some undercurrents afoot in state politics; take a read here.

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