Carlos Moctezuma García, co-editor of crImmigration.com, is quoted in an article in Wednesday’s San Antonio Express-News discussing the difficulties faced by immigrants detained at remote South Texas immigration prisons. In an article by reporter Lynn Brezosky, attorney García explained that he has seen a noticeable transfer of female women from the Willacy County Detention Center in Raymondville, Texas, but that men are still being sent to this rural prison from the Northeast. According to Brezosky,
This is a story that won’t end anytime soon.
McAllen-based immigration attorney Carlos Garcia said he’s noticedthe movement of women out of the Raymondville facility and thinks thereare fewer asylum cases there. But he said remoteness so far remained aproblem, with most of his clients coming from the Northeast.
“For men, they’re still bringing them all the way down here,” he said.