Jones County Commissioners Consider ICE Contract To Use Empty Prison

The agreement would bring jobs to the county, paying higher-than-average wages.

By Heather ClabornAugust 20, 2019 10:00 am, , , ,

From KACU:

Jones County Commissioners are considering an offer from ICE to put immigrant detainees in cells.

Right now the Texas/Midwest Jones County “Bluebonnet” Detention Facility has a thick layer of dust on the brand new desks, chairs and structures added to cells a decade ago.

Locals express strong feelings of frustration that the state never followed through with a contract to use the low-security facility as intended, to house drug offenders

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