Tag Archives: Private Prisons

Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The new American ‘internment camps’: A bad idea that doesn’t go away

‘Family detention’ is just a euphemism for ‘prisons incarcerating immigrant women and children.’ By Elaine J. Cohen | The Rag Blog | October 7, 2015 AUSTIN — According to my well-worn Webster’s, a euphemism is “the substitution of an agreeable … finish reading Elaine J. Cohen :
METRO | The new American ‘internment camps’: A bad idea that doesn’t go away

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METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

The group helped end immigrant family detention at T. Don Hutto private prison and is challenging Travis County Sheriff Hamilton’s deportation policies. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | June 22, 2014 AUSTIN — Grassroots Leadership says that Texas … finish reading METRO | Alice Embree : Grassroots Leadership takes on the prison profiteers

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Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

Putting children in jail:T. Don Hutto and family detention in America As hope for change in Obama immigration policy dwindles, activists speculate on the fate of family detention. By Lily Keber / The Rag Blog / November 20, 2009 See … finish reading Lily Keber : Putting Families in Jail in America

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Texas : Arraignment Set for Cheney and Gonzales

Judge J. Manuel Banales has set arraignment for Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales in Raymondvill, TX. Former Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales and veep Dick Cheney shown at the White House in 2006. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP. The … finish reading Texas : Arraignment Set for Cheney and Gonzales

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Ritmo : Inhumane Texas Detention Center Should be a Crime. Cheney or No Cheney.

Federal detention center in Raymondville, Texas. ‘Willacy County is home to the largest of a new generation of detention camps where thousands of undocumented immigrants live in massive tents with poor food, non-existent health care, facing months if not years … finish reading Ritmo : Inhumane Texas Detention Center Should be a Crime. Cheney or No Cheney.

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Prisons : Why Texas Still Holds ‘Em

Forget oil and gold. In the Lone Star state, the boomtown business is locking up immigrants.By Stephanie Mencimer This article appears in the July/August issue of Mother Jones. In 1997, with the private prison business booming, the Corrections Corporation of … finish reading Prisons : Why Texas Still Holds ‘Em

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