Monroe Underground Podcast

Immigrant Detainees issue in Richwood

April 11, 2019

   The Town of Richwood voted to allow Richwood Correctional Center to house up to 1,100 illegal immigrants. The owners of RCC will make $52,000 or more a day from the Trump and Administration, and the Town of Richwood will receive $1,275 or more a day. The Free Press headline in the April 13, 2019 edition was, "Richwood to bank big dollars housing illegal immigrants." - That was the headline, but there was a lot of drama going on behind the scenes that was not reported in the article. In this podcast, Richwood Mayor Gerad Brown and Alderman Wysinger Cleveland share their thoughts for and against the immigrant issue. Read the story itself on at

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