Antonio Serrano, one of the organizers behind the WyoSayNo campaign against opening a private ICE jail in Evanston, describes the impetus for the fight.
Private prison giant presented design for Uinta County immigration jail, touted income potential and fielded challenges at a charged public meeting.
Uinta County residents confronted their county commissioners over the ICE detention facility proposed for outside Evanston last week, on the same day that Gov. Mark Gordon said the controversial plan is local officials’ call.
In Evanston on Oct. 15, county …
Private ‘detention centers’ promote economic benefits, but what about social costs?
The original request for proposals for a 500-bed jail to hold undocumented immigrants has been upped to 1,000 beds.