Tag Archives: Willacy County
Jones County has an empty prison and a load of debt. Their solution? Dust off the old prison and fill it with undocumented migrants.
By late November, residents of Jones County, a swath of Texas plains home to some 20,000 souls, should have new neighbors: about 1,000 undocumented immigrant me...Read More
After Years of Working with ‘Ritmo’ Detainees, I Know the Inhumane Facility Doesn’t Deserve a Second Chance
A facility with such horrible history should not be allowed to reopen under the same management.
The news that Management & Training Corporation (MTC) plans on reopening its detention center to house immigrants for the Trump administration in Raymondvil...Read More
Willacy County officials, ICE and a private prison company are set to ink a new deal within days that would resurrect one of the nation’s most troubled immigrant detention centers.
New 1,000-Bed ICE Lockup Set to Open on Site of Notorious ‘Tent City’ in South Texas Willacy County officials, ICE and a private prison company are set to i...Read More
Despite a $100 million debt, a lawsuit and a torched prison, Willacy County officials hope Trump's expected immigration raids will be good for business.
Despite a $100 million debt, a lawsuit and a torched prison, Willacy County officials hope Trump's expected immigration raids will be good for business....Read More
An ACLU report released Monday claims that Bureau of Prisons policies discriminate against non-citizen inmates and that prisoners are "subjected to shocking abu...Read More
The profits and losses of criminalizing immigrants.
Since 2005, immigration has been criminalized as never before....Read More