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Letters from inside: As officials threaten them with transfers, 16 women detained in Hutto speak out

Multiple women have reported that officials inside the detention center say they will send all those separated from their children to a military base somewhere in Texas.

A total of 20 letters were received by Grassroots Leadership organizers on Friday, illuminating the anguish of mothers who remain separated from the children they haven’t seen since asking for asylum at the southern border. Read more about Letters from inside: As officials threaten them with transfers, 16 women detained in Hutto speak out

BREAKING: Williamson County votes to end contract with T. Don Hutto immigrant detention center

GEORGETOWN, TX — The Williamson County Commissioners Court today voted 4-1 to end the intergovernmental service agreement with the T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor, Texas. The move follows months of public pressure from formerly detained women, advocates, members of the faith community and Williamson County residents in the Shut Down Hutto Coalition who have called for the closure of the for-profit prison.  Read more about BREAKING: Williamson County votes to end contract with T. Don Hutto immigrant detention center

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