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L.A. County boycott of Arizona angers congressman

June 2, 2010 | 12:34 pm

Los Angeles County's decision to boycott Arizona in response to the state's new immigration law isn't sitting well with at least one member of California's congressional delegation -- Republican Gary Miller of Diamond Bar.

Miller today demanded the county reimburse the federal government for the millions of dollars it has received for the cost of jailing illegal immigrants.

"Los Angeles County's move to boycott Arizona is outright hypocritical,'' he said in a statement. "They should put their money where their mouth is and reimburse the millions of dollars that they received from the federal government last year for jailing illegals.  I am sure Orange and San Bernardino counties would welcome the extra assistance.''

-- Richard Simon in Washington

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