53 Mexican Citizens Are Transferred to Mexico

IMPORTANT: The full content of this page is available to premium users only.

Wednesday, June 1, 1994
Author: 
Volume: 
10
Issue: 
6
241
Abstract: 
On June 3, 1994, 53 Mexican citizens imprisoned in the U.S. for committing crimes in the United States were transferred to Mexican prisons. Attorney General Janet Reno explained that the transfer program saves U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars each year. The transfer program is available to state correction systems, as well, and the Justice Department is planning to regularize further transfers. Each transfer is voluntary and subject to the approval of both the sending and receiving countries?[more]