California Just Banned Private Prisons, Including ICE Detention Facilities
The Mesa Verde facility costs taxpayers $119.95 per detainee per day for the first 320 people detained there, according to an advocacy group
ICE's Rapid Expansion Has Led to Chickenpox, Quarantines, and Desperation
Lawyers say that one detention facility run by a private prison company has been beset by health crises and isn't even properly licensed.
Homeland Security to reconsider locking up immigrants in private prisons
Eleven days after the DOJ said it would end the use of private prisons, DHS announced a plan to evaluate whether to "move in the same direction."
A Plan to Slash the Exorbitant Cost of Phone Calls for US Prisoners Got Put on Hold
A recent appeals court ruling is the latest development in a long battle waged by inmates and their loved ones against phone companies that contract with private prisons.