Immigration Law

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CCA, GEO Spend Millions Lobbying Congress for Immigration Prison Contracts; Profits Soar
Posted on 17 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Contrary to private prison corporation claims that they do not lobby on issues related to immigration policy, between 2008 and 2014, CCA spent $10,560,000 in quarters where they lobbied on issues related to immigrant detention and immigration reform... Read More

Who Profits From Plans to Lock Up More Immigrant Families? Private Prison Companies
Posted on 4 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Immigrant Detention Business Is Booming, So Is Abuse
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Private detention operators like the GEO Group continue to boast about their increasing share value. Time and again they point to the anti-immigrant legislation as a sure guarantee for ongoing business. They have billions at stake and they... Read More

Prisoners of Profit: ACLU Challenges Georgia's Immigration Jails
Posted on 21 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The report, “ Prisoners of Profit ,” was based on documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, as well as tours and interviews at Georgia's four federal immigration facilities. Three of those facilities, including... Read More

For-Profit Family Detention: Meet the Private Prison Corporations Making Millions by Locking Up Refugee Families
Posted on 14 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this joint report by Grassroots Leadership and Justice Strategies , we review the history of charges of sexual abuse and neglect of children, indifference to medical needs, inadequate and unsanitary food, and brutal treatment by staff, levied... Read More