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Groups Slam ICE Selection of GEO Group for Detention Management Contract
Posted on 18 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA Doc. No. 15091830, Sept. 18, 2015 - "Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association... Read More

Tags: contract , detention , geo , aila , ICE

GEO Group Gives Money to Trump, Gets $110M Immigration Prison Contract
Posted on 21 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Celeste Katz, Mic, Apr. 14, 2017 - "The Trump administration has awarded its first federal contract for a new immigrant detention center to be built in Texas. The $110 million deal went to GEO Group , a private prison company that runs 143 facilities... Read More

Contract Dispute Over Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Migrant Minors May Clog Dockets
Posted on 19 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ryan Grim, Jan. 18, 2015 - "Thousands of unaccompanied minors who came across the U.S. border as part of the migrant crisis are at risk of being deported without due process, the archbishop of Miami has warned the Obama administration. Although the... Read More

University of Miami School of Law Students Call For Shutdown Of Immigration Detention In Glades County Jail
Posted on 20 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Law students at the University of Miami School of Law’s Immigration Clinic will hold a news conference on Thursday, November 21 st at 11 a.m. in Room A215B of the law school on the Coral Gables campus at 1311 Miller Drive. Student will discuss... Read More

Old Contract With GEO Group May Tie Karnes County's Hands Over Family Immigration Prison Expansion
Posted on 7 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Thursday afternoon, the Karnes County Commissioners Court, which normally meets before a handful of citizens, moved its meeting to an overflow room. The meeting was unusually well-attended because the county’s residents need to decide —... Read More

DHS details contract for second try at Southwest border virtual fence
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Homeland Security Department has published an expected draft solicitation for bids on a successor to a failed $1 billion virtual border fence. The proposed work order calls for "nondevelopmental" -- already available from defense... Read More

Hewlett-Packard Lands $220M USCIS Call Center Support Contract
Posted on 12 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Enterprise Services unit was recently chosen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Department to provide call-center support for its U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (‘USCIS’) arm. The 5-year... Read More