Immigration Detention Center Debate Continues In Northwest Indiana

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In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, detainees are shown resting on bunks inside the "B" cell and bunk unit of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. The facility is operated by The GEO Group Inc. under contract from U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, and houses people whose immigration status is in question or who are waiting for deportation or deportation hearings. Ted S. Warren / AP
detention center GEO
In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, detainees are shown resting on bunks inside the "B" cell and bunk unit of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. The facility is operated by The GEO Group Inc. under contract from U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, and houses people whose immigration status is in question or who are waiting for deportation or deportation hearings. Ted S. Warren / AP

Immigration Detention Center Debate Continues In Northwest Indiana

A proposal to build an immigrant detention center in Northwest Indiana is creating heated debate. Florida-based GEO Group wants to create 200 jobs and pump a million dollars in property taxes into this depressed city by building a 65 million dollar facility. 

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