Museum of Human Achievement
"..."rapporteur" (investigator) Jorge Bustamante was to have visited the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, the big house of increasingly ill repute owned and operated by Corrections Corporation of America, which does a booming business about $35 million a year imprisoning immigrant families, including children..."
"...That's the essential determination of two recent inspections – one conducted by a federal judge and the other by a human rights commission – of T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, a real prison repurposed in 2006 to incarcerate immigrant families detained by U.S..."
"...23, the Williamson County Commissioners Court reinvented the commissioners' motives for renewing the contract for the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, where U.S..."
"...There will be a special free screening of The Least of These, Clark and Jesse Lyda's documentary about the infamous T. Don Hutto Residential Center, the U.S..."
"...The federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement is in the hot seat again over an alleged incident of "inappropriate contact" between a guard and a detainee on Saturday, May 19, at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor..."
"...A snub by authorities – invited to participate in a public forum to field concerns about the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor – has fueled the ire of immigrant rights panelists who will convene this week at the Georgetown Public Library..."
"...Williamson County commissioners may be living to regret that the county's former overflow jail, the newly infamous T. Don Hutto Residential Center, did not invoke immediate self-scrutiny once it was converted to a federal detention center in December 2005..."
"...An immigrant woman whose detainment at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor has drawn calls for her release from Austin City Council members and sparked a request for a congressional investigation into detention center sexual abuse had her day in court on Tuesday..."
"...Immigrations and Customs Enforcement that dramatically reduces detainee telephone privileges at the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Center..."
"...By now, most of the country has heard of the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, 40 miles north of Austin..."
"...On the immigrant rights front, the battle-hardened attorney expresses disbelief at the pitch of anti-immigrant sentiment that's swept the country over the last few years, a backlash powerfully emblematic in the form of the (now-shuttered) T. Don Hutto Residential Center in rural Texas – actually more prison than refuge, for "teeming masses yearning to be free." Thanks in part to the efforts of Hines and her students, the center was ultimately closed...."
"... The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit filed on behalf of immigrant children imprisoned at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor..."
"... The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at UT-Austin has embarked on developing a national rating system for sustainable landscapes. The Sustainable Sites Initiative (which includes many other partners) released its first report Nov..."
"...The kiddie prison that is T. Don Hutto Residential Center will be no more, federal authorities announced earlier this month..."
"...A meeting on the policy with Sheriff Greg Hamilton is slated for Feb. 12, 6pm, at the Connally Guerrero Senior Center, 808 Nile St..."
"...Hanan, his pregnant wife, shares a cell at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas, with her 5-year-old daughter, while her 7- and 12-year-old daughters are together in a separate cell..."
"...About 100 people convened at the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Ga., on Sept. 15, after a weeklong, 105-mile march to protest treatment of detainees at the private, for-profit facility operated by Corrections Corporation of America, under contract with U.S..."
"...In a guest editorial in the Wichita Falls Times Record News, Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, applauded the board for its "visionary approach toward student safety." But the policy did not go over so well with gun-control advocates at the national Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, who said the policy might violate Texas law..."
"...from Mexico. She stayed at a short-term detention facility run by CBP while waiting to be moved into a family detention center..."
"...Austin Judge Stephen Yelenosky upheld arguments brought by two rural citizens groups directly impacted by the plants and overwhelmed by the fast-track that Perry lacked the constitutional authority to dictate an accelerated timetable to State Office of Administrative Hearings judges, who hear public testimony and recommend or deny permit approvals to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Tuesday night at the Waco Convention Center rallying behind the Texas Cities for Clean Air Coalition, a group of 36 cities, counties, and school boards organized by Dallas Mayor Laura Miller Steve Sussman, the coalition's pro bono lawyer, told the crowd that he seeks to prove there is no energy crisis and that TXU's billion-dollar 11-plant plan has nothing to do with affordable energy and everything to do with locking out competitors (including cleaner alternatives) while pumping as much carbon dioxide as possible into the air in hopes of profiting from anticipated federal climate-change emissions cap and trade laws..."