Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones casts an electoral vote for Donald Trump in Columbus on Dec. 19, 2016. 
Photo: JIM OTTE/STAFF
Photo: JIM OTTE/STAFF

Letter to President Trump: Send federal agents to Butler County

“I urge you to take a stand and do the right thing by having Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent to Ohio, specifically Butler County,” the sheriff wrote in the letter obtained by this news outlet.

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“We need to get these businesses shut down that hire illegals to fill vacant positions. The American people who are forced to survive on welfare is disturbing. If we stop businesses from hiring illegal aliens, more Americans can get and maintain work,” Jones wrote in the letter.

The sheriff concluded with, “My door is always open.”

Jones has been a long-time supporter of closing the borders and has pushed an aggressive stance on illegal immigration.

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Letter sent to President Donald Trump from Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones

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