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A Private Prison System for Immigrants

“You build a prison, and then you’ve got to find someone to put in them,” said Texas state Sen. John Whitmire, who has seen five of the 13 Criminal Alien Requirement (CAR) prisons built in his state.

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Government Incentivizing Prisons and Detention Centers

Remember last year, that long, long time ago that most of us have forgotten, when thousands of children attempting to immigrate into the US from Central America were put in detention centers? 638 more words

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Private Prisons, Public Shame

By Mary Turck

Last month the state of Washington contracted with the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., to move up to 1,000 inmates from the state’s overcrowded prisons to its correctional facility in Michigan, thousands of miles from their homes and families. 253 more words

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TELL ADC and GOV DUCEY: NO MORE PRISON BEDS!

IMMEDIATE Action needed! 

Tell the Department of Corrections and Governor Ducey NO MORE PRISON BEDS!

The Arizona Department of Corrections has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000 more prison beds to be contracted out, most likely to a for-profit corporation. 283 more words

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Why Do Two Private Prison Companies Dominate the Industry?

Ryan Katz

In 2013, the last year for which there is governmental data, 1.57 million people were… 1,446 more words

GEO: Feds gave Karnes immigrant center clean bill of health

Earlier this month, an estimated 40 immigrant women announced a hunger strike at the Karnes County Residential Center in Texas, where GEO Group houses immigrant women and children on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 194 more words

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