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ICE detention center struggling financially

"A privately owned detention center that houses hundreds of [unauthorized] immigrants in South Georgia narrowly avoided being auctioned off at a county tax sale this year after the Atlanta-based owner’s creditors forced the company into bankruptcy proceedings." - Jeremy Redmon,...

Prisoners of Profit: ACLU Challenges Georgia's Immigration Jails

"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 the 1,750-bed Stewart Detention Center, are...

Private Immigration Jail in Georgia to Close

"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 .

Immigrants in Detention Centers Are Often Hundreds of Miles From Legal Help

Patrick G. Lee, ProPublica, May 16, 2017 - "One morning in February, lawyer Marty Rosenbluth set off from his Hillsborough, North Carolina, home to represent two anxious clients in court. He drove about eight hours southwest, spent the night in a hotel and then got up around 6 a.m. to make the final...

The cruel but usual conditions inside two Georgia immigration detention centers

AZADEH SHAHSHAHANI AND SHOBA SIVAPRASAD WADHIA, May 18, 2017 - "Just published: Imprisoned Justice: Inside Two Georgia Immigrant Detention Centers . The report focuses on the conditions of two detention centers in the state of Georgia: The Stewart Detention Center and the Irwin County Detention...