A Look Inside the Immigration Detention System Trump Wants to Expand
Think Progress
November 27, 2016

“President-elect Donald Trump’s upset election victory last week upended hopes from immigrant advocates that the practice of keeping immigrant detainees in for-profit detention facilities will become a thing of the past.

“Back in August, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security agency ordered an evaluation to phase out the use of privately run for-profit detention centers, which have higher incidences of safety and security violations than government-run detention centers. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said that he wanted this review done by November 30.”

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