Inside the Illinois Gitmo and the decision to bring terrorists to the heartland.View gallery
Plan to bring terrorists to Illinois could mean jobs for miles around, residents say.
No set date for Guantanamo closing.
The first prisoners to be housed at Thomson Correctional Center in northwestern Illinois are expected to arrive next month.
Fully activating the prison that the state sold to the federal government is expected to take two years.
Thomson Prison in Illinois originally considered for housing detainees.
Sale of the facility in the tiny Illinois village of Thomson has been stalled for years.
Quinn, Durbin join Republicans in call for no Gitmo detainees at vacant Illinois facility.
DoJ wants prison, even if it won't hold Gitmo detainees.
Despite Armed Services committee limitation, purchase still on.