Southwest Ranches officials have agreed to sue Pembroke Pines over a lost dream — the chance to rake in an estimated $2 million a year as home base for one of the nation’s largest federal immigration centers.
On June 15, officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they were scrapping plans to build a 1,500-bed facility in Southwest Ranches. Town officials blame Pembroke Pines for killing the deal. And after a series of failed mediation sessions, they agreed to sue their neighboring city to the tune of $2 million a year.
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