Just who would go into an immigrant detention center if one is ever built in Joliet?
Opponents of the project have painted a picture of undocumented immigrants being rounded up — even on the streets of Joliet — to keep the jail cells full if the facility is built.
Most of the people going into its immigrant detention centers are immigrants who had been convicted of crimes, served time in prison, and face deportation, said Steve Owen, spokesman for Corrections Corp. of America.
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