“Illinois Immigrant Detention Center Makes List Of Top 10 Worst Facilities” @ Progress Illinois

Posted on November 19, 2012

Ashlee Rezin — November 16, 2012: “Tri-County Detention Center in Ullin, Illinois is one of the 10 worst immigrant detention centers in the country, according to a reportissued yesterday by Heartland Alliance’sNational Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC).

The report, which claims U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) lack oversight of the nation’s detention facilities, sites a 350-mile distance from Chicago and a depleted communication infrastructure, including broken phones and expensive calling cards, as causes to consider Tri-County an unacceptable place for housing immigrants………………..”

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