Links

Columnists



Site Search


Entire (RSS)
Comments (RSS)

Archive Calendar

July 2020
S M T W T F S
« Jun    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Guides

How to Become a Bounty Hunter



Tag: crete

Illinois Village Halts Feds Plans to Build Immigration Detention Center

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

A village in Illinois delivered a blow to federal officials who wanted to build an immigration detention center there, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Without public support, Crete village trustees voted unanimously against the facility, which was to be medium-security and provide jobs.

Residents wanted none of it, saying the facility would hurt property values and pose a security risk.

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights led a march from Chicago to Crete to protest the facility in April.

It remains unclear how federal authorities will proceed with plans to build a detention center in the Chicago area.