Articles tagged: private prisons
The world’s largest for-profit prison has minimal oversight, overcharged the federal government by $2.1 million, arbitrarily punishes protesting inmates and s...Read More
In a heated discussion with ICE Director Paula Saldaña, Houston Congressman John Culberson wondered why the U.S. lets so many immigrant detention beds go empty...Read More
Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?
Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?...Read More
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....Read More
An ACLU report released Monday claims that Bureau of Prisons policies discriminate against non-citizen inmates and that prisoners are "subjected to shocking abu...Read More
Crime rates have been steadily declining in America, requiring a rethinking of drug prosecutions. So too with immigration prosecutions....Read More