Illinois Lawmakers Say ICE Detention Center In Dwight Would Be Illegal, But Plans Are Going Ahead AnywayPlans to build a sprawling federal immigration center 90 miles southwest of Chicago are moving forward. But there is one big problem.
Illinois Village Approves Immigration Detention Center PlanThose against the plan are concerned that a for-profit prison will focus on increasing inmates to gain money. Opponents also raised concerns about ICE policies that separate children from their parents.
Village Of Crete Calls Off Plans For Immigrant Detention CenterThe possibility of a federal detention center being built in south suburban Crete is off the table.
Opponents Ramp Up Campaign Against Crete Immigrant Detention CenterOpponents are ramping up their campaign against a proposed detention center for illegal immigrants to be built in south suburban Crete.
Detention Center Opponents Finish 48-Hour March To CreteOpponents of a proposed immigration detention center in far south suburban Crete were out in force Sunday, in the final day of a 48-hour opposition walk.
March From Chicago To Crete Protests Immigration Detention CenterAbout 50 immigration rights activists are staging a 48-hour walk from Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood to far south suburban Crete.
Proposed Immigrant Detention Center Stirs Debate In CreteU.S. immigration officials have selected the south suburb as a possible new site for a lockup where hundreds could be detained. But some residents are saying “Not in my back yard,” CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.