The word appears to be getting out in Gwinnett County: If you're an illegal immigrant, don't get arrested. Because if you do, you could be shipped out of the United States.

The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department has fewer inmates in its jail than at any other time in Sheriff Butch Conway's 13 years on the job.

By Justin Gray -- MyFOX Atlanta

Interior Enforcement
Attrition through Enforcement
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Updated: Wed, Jan 6th 2010 @ 1:25pm EST