The number of undocumented people in this country is currently dropping and has dropped for the last few years, yet you wouldn’t know that from the rhetoric spewing from the political right. 902 more words
"The Corrections Corporation of America launched the era of private prisons in 1983, when it opened an immigration detention center in an former motel in Houston, Texas. Today the Nashville-based company houses more than 66,000 inmates, making it the country’s second-largest private prison company. In 2015, it reported $1.9 billion in revenue and made more than $221 million in net income—more than $3,300 for each prisoner in its care."