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Immigration Law

Members of Congress to Garland: Dump the Private Prison Lawsuit

Letter to DOJ on AB32, June 10, 2021

"As Members of Congress, we write to express our serious concerns regarding the United States Department of Justice’s continued pursuit of its legal challenge in GEO Group Inc. v. Newsom (Case No. 20-56172) against the state of California regarding AB 32 (People not Profit), which aims to ban privately operated prisons and detention centers. Continuing the Trump Administration's lawsuit in support of private prison companies to stop the implementation of this law does not comport with the stated position of the Biden Administration to end privatized incarceration. ... "