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6 August 2009

U.S. to Reform Policy on Detention for Immigrants

Author: Nina Bernstein, New York Times

The Obama administration intends to announce an ambitious plan on Thursday to overhaul the much-criticized way the nation detains immigration violators, trying to transform it from a patchwork of jail and prison cells to what its new chief called a ...

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3 March 2008

The Lost Children [USA]

Author: Margaret Talbot, New Yorker

...[The] T. Don Hutto Residential Center...is...[the only] immigrant detention facilit[y] in America that house[s] families...owned and run by a private prison company...Corrections Corporation of America, or C.C.A... When Hutto opened as an...

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18 January 2005

Woman in detention alleges rape - Contract operator's employee is named [USA]

Author: Leslie Berestein, San Diego Union-Tribune [USA]

A female inmate at a Department of Homeland Security detention facility in Otay Mesa has filed a lawsuit against the company that operates it under contract, alleging that a correctional officer employed by the company raped her twice... She claims in...

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