Take a look at our new site: www.businessofdetention.com. When we first began to look at the phenomenon of immigrant detention in the United States, the obvious step to take as investigative journalists was to follow the money. We found that the trail of taxpayer dollars led primarily to the Corrections Corporation of America, a company […]
The Brownsville Herald reported “the $111 million Willacy County Detention Center’s inmate count has soared as construction crews completed its 1,000-bed expansion last month.” It also reported that the inmate count climbed to more than 1,950 undocumented immigrants and that on March 23, the detention center’s population reach a monthly high of 1,954. It now […]
The call will be on May 6, 2008. According to the press release, a live broadcast of Corrections Corporation of America’s conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. central time and is accessible through CCA’s website at www.correctionscorp.com under the “Webcasts” section of the Investor page. An on-line replay of the call will be archived […]
According to the Aurora Sentinel, the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission overwhelmingly approved last week an expansion project to add about 68,500 square feet to the GEO immigration detention facility. Read more here.
Children Confined: Immigrant Detention at HuttoCredit: ACLU
Immigrants Deserve Dignity: Part1
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