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‘Profiting From Misery': Private Prison Corporations Driving Harsh Immigration Policies | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group, both notorious for human rights violations, dominate this rapidly growing industry, operating 72 percent of privately-operated ICE beds. 69 more words

Marco Rubio's immigration reform policy and generous prison friends

Immigration reform may yet be a millstone around presidential hopeful Marco Rubio’s neck, Politico speculated today. 

But nothing Rubio has suggested would win him anything but bouquets from Florida-based GEO Group, the prison management  company.  303 more words

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SLC mayor blasts halfway house, but owner says it's not expanding

SALT LAKE CITY — Mayor Ralph Becker blasted a privately-run halfway house for federal inmates amid claims that it may be expanding.

But the operators of the facility insisted to FOX 13 they have no plans to expand — they just want to keep operating. 543 more words

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Idaho's own personal jEsus

cooperating with cooperative people to build cooperative co-ops smacks of the commonsense-like thoughts that ought to be gathered up and put into camps or some sort of for-profit… 7 more words

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