Class action lawsuit by pretrial immigrant detainees may force GEO Group and other private prison companies to move away from slave labor.
Yasin has been held without release or deportation for more than eight months, and was detained after he used his uncle’s address on his visa application.
Corrections Corporation of America Acquires Re-Entry Facilities As Private Prison Industry Pursues New Business
On Monday, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) announced it acquired four residential re-entry facilities from another private contractor for $13.5 million. According to a company press release, the re-entry facilities each have about 600 beds and were leased by Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections and the Philadelphia Prison System.