The Northwest Detention Center, a privately owned and operated immigration detention center on the Tacoma Tideflats, as seen from the air in 2012. The Tacoma City Council voted Tuesday to spend $50,000 as seed money to create a legal-defense fund for people detained there.
The Northwest Detention Center, a privately owned and operated immigration detention center on the Tacoma Tideflats, as seen from the air in 2012. The Tacoma City Council voted Tuesday to spend $50,000 as seed money to create a legal-defense fund for people detained there. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo
The Northwest Detention Center, a privately owned and operated immigration detention center on the Tacoma Tideflats, as seen from the air in 2012. The Tacoma City Council voted Tuesday to spend $50,000 as seed money to create a legal-defense fund for people detained there. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo