ICE May House Undocumented Immigrants in Private Prisons


(10/26/2016)
Private detention facilities in Ohio, New Mexico and Texas may soon be used to house undocumented immigrants, despite an announcement by the Washington-based U.S. Justice Department in August to phase out its use of private prisons. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is currently seeking to house approximately 5,000 additional undocumented individuals, as the movement of immigrants across the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to increase in the coming weeks and months.
 

Private Immigration Companies Under Scrutiny


(09/05/2012)
While public employees in the prison sector are sweating it out, hoping they don’t lose the perpetual game of budget bingo being played out across the country, the private prison industry that houses illegal immigrants has been flourishing.

Feds Look to Implement ICE Detention Reforms


(08/13/2010)
Federal authorities reached a preliminary agreement with Corrections Corporation of America officials to improve conditions at nine facilities as part of a comprehensive reform of immigration enforcement and detention.

ICE Reforms Include New Construction Projects


(12/01/2009)
Federal officials announced a reform plan for immigration detention that aims to standardize operations and move away from the current practice of housing detainees at state and local facilities.

ICE at a Crossroad


(12/09/2005)
Immigrant Detention Takes Shape Under Homeland Security.