Private ‘detention centers’ promote economic benefits, but what about social costs?
immigration and customs enforcement
Local officials are backing an “immigration detention center” as just the thing to help Evanston’s economy despite cultural values to the contrary.
Stopping a deportation is difficult. Some worry a proposed immigration jail in Evanston, where immigration lawyers are scarce, could make it harder.
Patricia Miramontes lost her romantic and financial partner when ICE arrested him in October. For now she must support her family alone.
Working hard, being a good neighbor and staying out of trouble may no longer be enough to keep a family together. So now what?