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Local groups call on Gov. Murphy to shut down Elizabeth ICE detention center

The governor barred ICE from renewing its contract, which expires next month.

Matt Trapani

Jul 17, 2023, 11:39 PM

Updated 338 days ago

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More than 40 local groups are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to move forward with plans to shut down a detention center in Elizabeth.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement operated the detention center. It had almost 30 years of documented abuse.
The governor barred ICE from renewing its contract, which expires next month.
The Biden administration is expected to appeal the decision.


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