Private Prison Corporation Wrote Texas Bill Extending How Long Immigrant Children Can Be Detained
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The Intercept
May 2, 2017

“A bill written by a private prison operator to assist its¬†immigration detention business could advance through the Texas state Senate this week, despite vocal protest from civil rights groups. The legislation would allow family detention centers to be classified as childcare facilities, enabling Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to detain women and children for longer periods.”

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