Immigration detention center to be built in Conroe

A private company will be building an immigrant detention center in Conroe and it is expected to be completed in 2018.

CONROE, Texas - A private company will be building an immigrant detention center in Conroe. 

The group says it has a $100 million federal contract to build the facility. It will be able to hold at least 1,000 people.

The plan coincides with President Trump's promise to detain more undocumented immigrants.

The facility is expected to be complete sometime in 2018.

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