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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Majority of Artesia detainees got releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  3. Fort Worth bishop criticizes new Texas detention center for immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  4. Texas Family Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  5. Why is the administration doubling down on family detention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  6. Gas flares in Eagle Ford Shale continue upwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | 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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  7. New immigration center opens in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | 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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  8. 2,400 beds for immigrants in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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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  9. Last Migrant Families Transferred From Artesia To DilleyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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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  10. 'Unjust': Rights groups slam spread of facilities for immigrant familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | 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

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

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  12. ACLU seeks halt U.S. detentions of immigrant famil...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    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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  13. Bishops Denounce New Texas Family Detention CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | DFW Catholic

    Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, decried the opening of a 2,400-bed detention center in Dilley, Texas, constructed to house, among others, families fleeing persecution in Central America.

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  14. How a San Antonio development firm joined the national debate on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    The immigration detention center set to open this month in Dilley has ties to the local development firm Koontz McCombs.

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  15. New immigrant detention facility faces objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    A 2,400-bed, privately-run detention facility is set to open later this month in Dilley, Texas, and Karnes County officials have already voted to allow construction to begin that will increase its capacity.

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  16. Department of Homeland Security Joins InstagramRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and ceremonies to welcome America's newest citizens. You can also view images from Secretary Johnson's travel to Dilley, Texas and Mexico City this week, where he conducted a site visit in connection with the upcoming opening of the South Texas ...

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  17. Expansion of DHS immigrant center clears local hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    ... Security Jeh Johnson traveled to Texas to open a new detention 2,400-bed facility for mothers and children in Dilley, Texas. That facility will be the largest immigration detention facility in the country. a Administration officials have expressed ...

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  18. ACLU Files Class Action Suit Challenging Detention of Asylum-Seekers as Deterrence PolicyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    ... places such as Karnes, Texas, and Berks County, Penn. The nation's largest family detention facility just opened in Dilley, Texas . ...

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  19. Immigration detention center on Terminal Island deemed unsafe againRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... day, after lawyers found problems at a detention center in Artesia, N.M., the agency opened a new detention center in Dilley, Texas, to house women and children who crossed the border illegally.

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  20. No Denver shelter for unaccompanied Central American minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Denver Post

    ... in the high border-crossing months of April-July. The federal government has also built a new detention shelter in Dilley, Texas, that can hold as many as 2,400 people. That shelter is designed to hold mainly women and children until they can be ...

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