A private immigration jail proposal has brought the tensions of a divided nation to bear on a town of 12,000.
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.
Patricia Miramontes lost her romantic and financial partner when ICE arrested him in October. For now she must support her family alone.
Elected officials in Uinta County have endorsed a private prison company’s plans to build a jail for undocumented immigrants outside Evanston.