Homeland Security reviews use of private detention centers

Nov 30, 2016
A subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council will release a report today reviewing the use of private immigration detention centers. The Obama administration announced in August that the Bureau of Prisons will stop using private prisons for federal inmates. Ending privatized detention centers is a whole different equation. Click the above audio player to […]
An immigrant makes a call from his "segregation cell" at the Adelanto Detention Facility on Nov. 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California.
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Immigrants in Alabama wait years for deportation

Aug 31, 2016
The ICE budget increased in 2016 and part of that funding goes toward beds at detention facilities.
Immigrant families stand in line to get bus tickets in McAllen, Texas, shortly after crossing the Rio Grande. 
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