Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?
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The biggest, best, and newest studies agree that the U.S. needs to incarcerate fewer people. So why are the numbers climbing? Texas is one reason.
Proven, common-sense alternatives to detention, including monitoring and case management, are available at a savings of more than $1 billion a year.
An ACLU report released Monday claims that Bureau of Prisons policies discriminate against non-citizen inmates and that prisoners are “subjected to shocking abuse and mistreatment.”
Crime rates have been steadily declining in America, requiring a rethinking of drug prosecutions. So too with immigration prosecutions.
Since 2005, immigration has been criminalized as never before.