Companies use worldwide immigration crackdowns to turn a profit

Immigration crackdowns are steadily increasing worldwide, and many of the  facilities used to house immigrant detainees and asylum seekers are owned and operated by private companies – many of whom are turning a profit. The New York Times delves into the myriad of issues surrounding private control over detention systems worldwide, including lack of government oversight, incidences of abuse, and ramifications on children. Read more here.

Bonus: “The Word” from The Colbert Report on Labor Chains and states’ attempts to discourage illegal immigrants from coming to the U.S.

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