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Ahead of what promised to be a contentious community conversation next Tuesday, the city of New Richmond announced in a news release late Thursday afternoon that Immigration Centers of America (ICA) had withdrawn its application to rezone 20 acres west of the city near the St. Croix Correctional Center to build a 500 bed detention center intended to detain undocumented immigrants.
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In a development that is sure to generate debate in New Richmond, the city announced in a press release late Friday afternoon, April 5, that it has received a rezoning request from Immigration Centers of America to rezone a parcel of land west of the St. Croix Correctional Center to allow for the construction of a detention center through the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Program. ICE is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
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