Obama Agency Studies End of Private Detention for Immigrants

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on the arizona border. Photo by Robert Silz/Longislandwins via Flickr


The Obama administration is considering an end to the practice of keeping immigrant detainees in for-profit centers, soon after the federal Bureau of Prisons announced it would stop its use of private prisons, the Los Angeles Times reports. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, whose agency includes the immigration service and the Border Patrol, has ordered a review of ways to end the . . .

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