private prisons

9.12.19

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

6.21.19

Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Wants to Get Rid of Private Prisons

Bernie Sanders also reminded everyone he's been saying this since "day one."

5.31.17

The Immigrant Crackdown Is a Cash Cow for Private Prisons

Detaining immigrants has turned into a very lucrative growth industry

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1.27.17

Trump's Policies Won't Get Rid of Immigrants

Instead, they'll add to the backlog of deportation cases while immigrants wait their turn in detention facilities.

12.20.16

A Big Private Prison Operator May Have Illegally Funded a Trump Super PAC

GEO Group—one of the largest private prison operators in the country—has been accused for violating a federal political contribution ban.

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