Article | October 23, 2013 | Jesse Lava and Sarah Solon | The Huffington Post
Now that the federal government is up and running again, President Obama has announced that immigration reform is his highest priority. The country's biggest for-profit prison companies already pull in hundreds of millions of dollars a year locking up immigrants in federal custody. They stand to pull in even more money if the new laws generate lots of new prisoners.
And that, in a nutshell, has always been the private prison business model. Mass incarceration leads to massive profits. Read more >
Article | October 23, 2013 | Marisa Franco | Fox News Latino
October 23, 2013
Perhaps never before has there been such a broad coalition and well-formed consensus on the need for inclusion of those who are undocumented in our country. Years of struggle, sacrifice, and unprecedented organizing have built momentum to force immigration onto the national agenda and Congress’ docket. Yet, even though legalization is inevitable, the outcome of its legislation is still and uncertain. Read more >