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Private prison companies thrive as thousands of immigrants detained
By Shelley Connor
4 July 2018
The Trump administration’s attack upon immigrants has resulted in windfalls for private prison companies, which are rapidly changing their business model in order to exploit incarceration.
More and more, detention centers and prisons are being funded, not by municipal bonds or federal monies, but with private investment. Companies such as CoreCivic and GEO Group have increasingly used so-called “public-private partnerships” to shift from the role of independent contractors and managers to that of prison landlords.
A report by research group In the Public Interest (ITPI), published in June, outlines the ways that CoreCivic and GEO Group have begun to push both federal and individual state governments to use private equity to purchase facilities from the companies, as opposed to building them with bonds or earmarked funds.
Both CoreCivic and GEO became Real Estate…
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