Immigration tentatively chose NJ as site of a new detention center to house immigrants in federal custody.
December 22, 2010 § 1 Comment
A spokeswoman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials told The AP that the details of a service agreement were being worked out for a 2,700-bed facility in Essex County. “At this time, ICE and Essex County continue to work through the details of this tentative selection,” said spokeswoman Gillian Brigham. “If and when a formal selection occurs, the appropriate notifications will be made.” Essex County officials have proposed expanding an existing correctional facility in Newark to accommodate the additional immigrant detainees.