Patricia Miramontes is fulfilling a promise to keep her family together after federal agents deported her boyfriend, the father of her daughter. It hasn’t been easy.
A private immigration jail proposal has brought the tensions of a divided nation to bear on a town of 12,000.
An amendment to a bill appropriating funds to local governments ignited criticism of the governor’s refusal to call a proposed immigration jail a prison.
Stopping a deportation is difficult. Some worry a proposed immigration jail in Evanston, where immigration lawyers are scarce, could make it harder.
Construction could be OK’ed by Uinta County, Feds as opposition to 500-bed immigration jail mounts.