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Breakthrough

The Profiteering of Migrant Suffering

In 2018, over $2.3 billion in federal contracts went to the private prison industry. The immigration and corrections policies under the Trump and Obama administrations resulted in a financial windfall for the biggest players in the prison industrial complex.

Photo by Fabian Fauth on Unsplash

According to a recent Public Citizen analysis, ten large contracting firms working for federal agencies that implement federal immigration…

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