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Tent City expansion near done

The Brownsville Herald reported “the $111 million Willacy County Detention Center’s inmate count has soared as construction crews completed its 1,000-bed expansion last month.” It also reported that the inmate count climbed to more than 1,950 undocumented immigrants and that on March 23, the detention center’s population reach a monthly high of 1,954. It now has 3,000 beds totals. Known as Tent City, the detention was built in 2006 and is the largest detention center in the US.

Read more here about the return so far for the county.

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