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By the Numbers: America's Growing For-Profit Detention Industry

Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

By Suevon Lee, ProPublica.The growth of the private detention industry has long been a subject of scrutiny. A recent eight-part series in the New Orle...

The 'Sunk Costs' of a Profit-driven Prison System

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming increase in the use of immigration detention in the United States. From 2001 to 2010, the number of i...

Elise Foley

Immigrants To Wells Fargo: Stop Investing In For-Profit Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Latino and Somali immigrants are organizing in Minneapolis, Minn., against Wells Fargo, telling the bank to stop donating to anti-immigrant politician...