immigration detention

June 20, 2019
David Hernández

The egregiously corrupt—though technically legal—system of private detention in the United States exploits immigrants, lining the pockets of jailers while incentivizing government enforcement strategies.

October 26, 2016
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández

The number of migrants in detention has risen exponentially in the past two decades, under both Republican and Democratic administrations.

May 15, 2013
In less than one week, two Guatemalan citizens committed suicide in the privately-run immigration detention center in Eloy, Arizona. It is another horrifying glimpse into an ever-expanding U.S. immigration control complex where death has become very much a part of the equation.
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