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How for-profit prison corporations shape detention & deportation policies

How for-profit prison corporations shape detention & deportation policies

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For-profit corporations, which invest heavily in campaign contributions and lobbying, currently house nearly two-thirds of all immigrant detainees in publicly funded detention centers. Expanding grounds for immigrant detention is profitable for them, but imprisoning people to serve a profit motive is clearly wrong. Policymakers need to be accountable to the public they represent, not to the wishes of their campaign donors. Download the white paper to learn more about detention quotas |Spanish language version

Created Date: 
Dec 7, 2015