"A small south suburb has quietly
been working with federal officials on a plan to build an immigration
lockup of up to 700 beds, placing the semirural town in the middle of a
national debate. Some Crete residents, angered by what they call a lack of transparency,
have been organizing since...
"After a clash involving national immigration issues jolted the
normally sleepy politics of south suburban Crete, village leaders this
week unanimously rejected plans for a proposed detention center there. Their vote Monday night, which was met by applause from local activists, spells the end...