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  1. Forest Grove events: Dilley rummage sale, Stars in the Grove auditions, Team Art timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Courier Mailer

    The Dilley Elementary PTO rummage sale is Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here's a look ahead at events in Forest Grove, Gaston, Banks and Cornelius for the next few weeks. Did I miss something? Let me know! Email community event information to sswindler@oregonian.com, or send us a message through our Facebook page .

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  2. House heads to vote on border security billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    BORDER BATTLE: U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses reporters after touring a new family immigration detention center in Dilley, Texas, on Monday, Dec. 15. Opening following a summer surge of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, the compound features cottages and will have an initial capacity of 480 growing to 2,400 around May _making it the nation's largest family immigration lockup. WASHINGTON - The House will vote next week on a border security bill as Republicans try to show they can chart their own course on immigration - not just oppose President Barack Obama.

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  3. No Asylum: Immigrants Locked Up in U.S. after Fleeing ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Reason Magazine

    ... The number of beds grew from fewer than 100 to more than 1,000 in less than a year. And a newly constructed center in Dilley, TX will have a capacity of more than 2,000. Watch the Reason TV video above for a glimpse at who exactly is being held in ...

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  4. The State of the Union: 8 human rights prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Hill

    ... masses yearning to breathe free," than the 50-acre detention center for women and children that just opened in Dilley, Texas. Instead of warehousing women and children-many of them eligible for asylum or other protection under U.S. law-the Obama ...

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  5. Family Detention Center In Texas Is "Utterly Unnecessary"Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    The new family detention facility in Dilley, Texas is big. And expensive. As AILA attorney Christina Brown told the Huffington Post , it's also "utterly unnecessary."

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  6. Family Detention Center In Texas Is 'Utterly Unnecessary,' Says Immigration AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Switched

    With a planned capacity of 2,400 beds to hold mothers and children, the immigrant detention center that recently opened in Dilley, Texas, is the largest in the country . A large number of the undocumented children and mothers detainees detained at Dilley are likely eligible to apply for asylum and could be monitored using alternatives to detention, immigrant rights advocates and an immigration lawyer said on a call with reporters Wednesday.

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  7. Austin Restaurants Star on TV in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... "best 'tastes like nonna's pizza' ever." Spiky-haired TV chef Anne Burrell rhapsodized about every aspect of Steven Dilley's exemplary Margherita, from the dough that rises twice to the house-made fresh mozzarella. Dilley says it's a mystery to him ...

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  8. Audelio Aranda, Sr., Delavan, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Andy (Sherry) Aranda and Felix (Judy) Aranda, both of Delavan; two sisters, Paula Pulis and Lola Aranda, both of Dilley, TX; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Audelio was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice; a son, Tony; several ...

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  9. The Ongoing Fight Against Migrant Family DetentionsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Counterpunch

    ... the Artesia center in December, but they warn of Washington's plans to open an even larger family detention center in Dilley, Texas, where some of the former Artesia detainees could be headed. Marcela Diaz, executive director of Somos un Pueblo ...

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  10. Dilley Immigrant Detention Facility Was Dilly of a DealRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Apparently, the city of Eloy, Arizona, the Corrections Corporation of America and Red McCombs haven't learned that lesson yet. After allegations of sexual assault and abuse closed the T. Don Hutto Residential Center , the agreements, groundbreaking and grand opening of the Dilley center proceeded quicker than a prairie fire with a tail wind.

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  11. Majority of Artesia detainees got releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... were released before the Artesia facility closed last week. The Obama administration commissioned the new facility in Dilley, Texas amid the recent influx of children pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border. BOSTON (AP) - Officials in Massachusetts ...

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  12. Fort Worth bishop criticizes new Texas detention center for immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Fort Worth Catholic Bishop Michael F. Olson criticized today the federal government's opening of a 2,400-bed detention center in Dilley, Texas, to house immigrant families. The Dilley center is now the nation's largest detention center and was a former camp for oilfield workers located about 85 miles north of Laredo.

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  13. Texas Family Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... groups who oppose facilities like the one in Texas "It's the wrong side of history. When I see these pictures of Dilley, of Karnes, many people say it reminds us of the Japanese internment camps that we had in our history. Certainly we don't want to ...

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  14. Why is the administration doubling down on family detention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Hill

    It's been a heartbreaking week for children and mothers fleeing violence and seeking asylum in the United States. Continuing the unprecedented expansion of family detention in less than a year, on Monday Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson traveled to the tiny town of Dilley, Texas to inaugurate our country's newest and soon-to-be largest immigration detention center.

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  15. Gas flares in Eagle Ford Shale continue upwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... say they don't want to flare but have little choice. At one lease in La Salle and Frio counties near the town of Dilley, Goodrich Petroleum flared more than 430 million cubic feet of gas - about a fourth of its production, making it one of the top ...

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  16. New immigration center opens in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... groups who oppose facilities like the one in Texas. "It's the wrong side of history. When I see these pictures of Dilley, of Karnes, many people say it reminds us of the Japanese internment camps that we had in our history. Certainly we don't want ...

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  17. 2,400 beds for immigrants in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | CNN

    The Department of Homeland Security this week announced it is opening the largest immigrant family detention facility in the United States, amid concerns from immigrant-rights groups. The center in Dilley, Texas, was opened on Monday to house the surge of "family units," or women and children who say they fled extreme violence in their native Central American countries to seek asylum in the United States.

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  18. Last Migrant Families Transferred From Artesia To DilleyRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    The Artesia Daily Press reports that the final 16 families housed at Artesia were moved to Dilley, Texas, on Thursday.

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  19. 'Unjust': Rights groups slam spread of facilities for immigrant familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    The Department of Homeland Security this week announced it is opening the largest immigrant family detention facility in the United States, amid concerns from immigrant-rights groups. The center in Dilley, Texas, was opened on Monday to house the surge of "family units," or women and children who say they fled extreme violence in their native Central American countries to seek asylum in the United States. 1 comment

  20. ACLU seeks halt U.S. detentions of immigrant families seeking asylumRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Reuters

    The American Civil Liberties Union and others have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Central American immigrants seeking to halt the Obama administration from placing immigrant women with children seeking asylum in detention centers. The lawsuit, filed this week at a federal court in Washington D.C., comes as the United States opens what is billed as the largest family detention facility in the country for immigrant families, located in the southern Texas town of Dilley.

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