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.http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/dpp/news/gwinnett-sheriff-lauds-success-of-287g-123009

By Justin Gray -- MyFOX Atlanta

Interior Enforcement
Attrition through Enforcement
state policies

Originally Published: Wed, Dec 30th 2009 @ 1:24pm EST