2 Arkansas sites on detention-camp list

U.S. officials tour Jacksonville base, Desha County station as objections arise

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Governor Asa Hutchinson is shown in this file photo.

Immigration-rights advocates and a few Arkansas congressmen found rare common ground Thursday with their objection to a proposal to use two facilities in Arkansas to detain people arrested at the southern U.S. border.

U.S. Rep Rick Crawford

Mireya Reith, executive director of the Arkansas United Community Coalition, is shown in this file photo.

Rita Sklar, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas, is shown in this photo.

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