Stewart Detention Center is the 2nd largest immigrant detention center in the United States, with the capacity to incarcerate 1752 individuals. Stewart is owned and operated by the largest private prison company in the US, CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation of America.
Visitation and Other Resources:
El Refugio, a hospitality house located just down the road from Stewart Detention Center, is a partner of Georgia Detention Watch. El Refugio provides food, clothing, and shelter to families that are visiting their loved ones who are being held at Stewart. Additionally, El Refugio members and volunteers provide regular humanitarian visits to immigrants who request visitors.
Visit El Refugio’s website for more information: El Refugio website