12/28/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Arizona Immigration Law Was Pushed By Prison Contracting Giant

NPR spent the past several months analyzing hundreds of pages of campaign finance reports, lobbying documents and corporate records. What they show is a quiet, behind-the-scenes effort to help draft and pass Arizona Senate Bill 1070 by an industry that stands to benefit from it: the private prison industry.

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