Feds Begin Planning Process For ICE Detention Center In Dwight, IllinoisThe Department of Homeland Security is in the very early stages of plans to build an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Dwight, Illinois, about 80 miles southwest of Chicago.
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.
Quinn Gets Go-Ahead To Close Illinois PrisonsSeven Illinois correctional facilities, including the modern but hotly debated high-security Tamms prison, will close within weeks after action by a judge Wednesday, Gov. Pat Quinn said.
Dwight Village President: Quinn's Plan To Close Prisons Is A Bargaining PloyAngry reaction is erupting from Gov. Pat Quinn's order to close down several Illinois prisons, including the women's correctional center in Dwight.