The Newnan Times-Herald

Opinion

Illegals crime statement misleading


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jun. 13, 2019 - 5:42 PM

A letter in The Newnan Times-Herald mentions the plan by one candidate for sheriff to deter crimes by illegal immigrants.

In fact, illegal immigrants in this country commit crimes at lower rates than legal immigrants or citizens. This seems to be an attempt by the candidate to gin up fear among his base.

Bill Boyd
Newnan