Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, Nov. 16, 2018 -"CoreCivic, aka CCA, Sued in New Mexico for Exploiting People Held during Immigration Proceedings
"CoreCivic profits from its operation of Cibola by relying heavily on a captive workforce...
Chico Harlan & Priscila Mosqueda, Washington Post, Aug. 14, 2016 - "As Central Americans surged across the U.S. border two years ago, the Obama administration skipped the standard public bidding process and agreed to a deal that offered generous...
"The largest immigrant detention facility in the country is under construction in the brush country of South Texas, about 85 miles from Mexico. What's unusual is how the government bypassed the normal bidding process, using a small town in Arizona...
"A private corrections company announced Monday it will close a federal immigration detention center in Gainesville by the end of this month, citing a dwindling number of detainees." - AJC, Dec. 2 2013 .
"When the immigration detention center in Dilley fills up next year, the city of Eloy, Arizona, population 16,600, stands to make $436,000. Eloy will benefit because U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement tapped the town as a pass-through to funnel...
"After a clash involving national immigration issues jolted the
normally sleepy politics of south suburban Crete, village leaders this
week unanimously rejected plans for a proposed detention center there. Their vote Monday night, which was met...
"A small south suburb has quietly
been working with federal officials on a plan to build an immigration
lockup of up to 700 beds, placing the semirural town in the middle of a
national debate. Some Crete residents, angered by what they call...
Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, May 10, 2016 - "During separate conference calls to talk about earnings reports, two of the country’s largest for-profit private prisons indicated that they saw their profits soar from holding immigrant mothers and children...
"The Broward Group of the Sierra Club last week announced its opposition to the federal immigration detention center set to be built in the South Florida town of Southwest Ranches .
“passed a resolution opposing construction...
"Five years after claims of scathing human rights abuses ended the detention of immigrant families at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center, federal officials this week have unveiled plans to build another detention center in South Texas to house parents...
"Last week, the federal government announced that it will detain as many as 2,400 women and children on property in Dilley, Texas, that is currently used as a “man camp” for oilfield workers. The new facility will be the largest family...
"On a single day this past fall, the United States government held
13,185 people in immigration detention who had not been convicted of a
crime, some of whom will not be charged with one, according to
information The Huffington Post obtained...