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Boulder Weekly
Someone like meSome may call Jeanette Vizguerra an advocate, a leader, a hero. Still others la
Someone like me
Boulder Weekly / Posted 19 hours ago
Some may call Jeanette Vizguerra an advocate, a leader, a hero. Still others label her illegal. But she identifies herself as a mother — “A mother that loves her children so much and that is going to do anything that is needed to be with them... Read more
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OJornal News
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center Alexia, a 2-year-old immigrant who entered the United States illegally with h
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center
OJornal News / Posted 2 days ago
Alexia, a 2-year-old immigrant who entered the United States illegally with her mother from Honduras, eats breakfast at a respite house, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in San Antonio. Immigration... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Behind the BarsThere's a Steve Martin gag from the 1970s where the comedian comes up with fake
Behind the Bars
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 2 days ago
There's a Steve Martin gag from the 1970s where the comedian comes up with fake book titles like How to Make Money off the Mentally Ill. The joke now finds an unfunny home in the private-equity group H.I.G. Capital, which has a reported 80 percent... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center LOS ANGELES (AP) — An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a deten
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center
Bakersfield Now / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a detention center in Southern California after participating in peaceful vigils at the site. Attorneys on Tuesday... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention centerLOS ANGELES (AP) - An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a detenti
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a detention center in Southern California after participating in peaceful vigils at the site. Attorneys on Tuesday sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement alleging... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention centerLOS ANGELES (AP) - An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a detenti
Immigration lawyer says she was barred from detention center
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An immigration lawyer says she was denied entry to a detention center in Southern California after participating in peaceful vigils at the site. Attorneys on Tuesday sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement alleging... Read more
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Miami New Times
Two Activists Infiltrate a Center Where Illegal Immigrants Are HeldIt was dusk in late July when a young woman with long, curly brown hair and a g
Two Activists Infiltrate a Center Where Illegal Immigrants Are Held
Miami New Times / Posted 10 days ago
It was dusk in late July when a young woman with long, curly brown hair and a gray T-shirt walked up to the guard station at the entrance to Port Everglades, babbling in Spanish. Tears streaked down her cherubic cheeks. The guard on duty, who spoke... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Advocates Say DHS Covered Up Sexual Abuse In Family DetentionAn advocacy group is suing to force the federal government to hand over key rec
Advocates Say DHS Covered Up Sexual Abuse In Family Detention
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 days ago
An advocacy group is suing to force the federal government to hand over key records from an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse at a family detention center in Texas. RAICES, a nonprofit based in San Antonio, Texas, filed a complaint... Read more
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Bennington Banner
DOC, other agencies contributed to inmate's suicideThe Agency of Human Services and several departments all played a part in the c
DOC, other agencies contributed to inmate's suicide
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
The Agency of Human Services and several departments all played a part in the circumstances that led to the suicide of a Springfield inmate earlier this year, Defender General Matt Valerio told lawmakers Wednesday. Patrick Fennessey, 34, died in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Jeb Bush Super PAC Donors Also Spend Big To Influence WashingtonWASHINGTON -- A number of donors giving eye-popping sums to a super PAC support
Jeb Bush Super PAC Donors Also Spend Big To Influence Washington
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A number of donors giving eye-popping sums to a super PAC supporting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential campaign are also major players in Washington's corporate lobbying scene. These groups and individuals are pushing the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Detainees In Family Detention File For $10 Million In Damage ClaimsImmigrant women and children locked in family detention centers are seeking $10
Detainees In Family Detention File For $10 Million In Damage Claims
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
Immigrant women and children locked in family detention centers are seeking $10 million in damages from the Department of Homeland Security over allegations of medical neglect and other forms of mistreatment. The five administrative claims filed... Read more
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KSAT San Antonio
State issues rare order: Shutdown of Frio County JailPEARSALL, Texas - For only the third time since 1999, the Texas Commission on J
State issues rare order: Shutdown of Frio County Jail
KSAT San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
PEARSALL, Texas - For only the third time since 1999, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards has issued a remedial order shutting down a county jail. The board took the rare move involving the Frio County Jail in Pearsall during its meeting in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Paid $1 to $3 a day, unauthorized immigrants keep family detention centers runningHOUSTON — Delmi Cruz fled Honduras in September with her son Alexis, 11, illega
Paid $1 to $3 a day, unauthorized immigrants keep family detention centers running
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
HOUSTON — Delmi Cruz fled Honduras in September with her son Alexis, 11, illegally crossing the border into the U.S. and ending up at a family detention center in rural Texas. “I worked immediately,” Cruz said. “In order to have something to eat, to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
ICE Neglected Sick Detainees: LawyersWomen locked up with their children at family detention centers in Texas have b
ICE Neglected Sick Detainees: Lawyers
The Huffington Post / Posted 27 days ago
Women locked up with their children at family detention centers in Texas have been repeatedly subjected to medical neglect, alleges a complaint lodged Thursday with the Department of Homeland Security. The letter, sent by the CARA pro bono project,... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Big Checks Are Behind Jeb Bush's Unreal Super PAC HaulWASHINGTON -- Former Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb
Big Checks Are Behind Jeb Bush's Unreal Super PAC Haul
The Huffington Post / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Former Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s decision to pretend not to be a candidate for nearly six months paid off as the super PAC he raised money for, Right to Rise, reported $103 million haul on Friday... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER >> The company that operates a private prison in Michigan wher
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
Bennington Banner / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER >> The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez tells The Associated Press in... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Private prison firm responds to Vt. inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vt. inmate complaints
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez tells The Associated Press... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaintsMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan w
Private prison firm responds to Vermont inmate complaints
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The company that operates a private prison in Michigan where Vermont recently moved 280 of its inmates is defending its operation in the face of inmate complaints. GEO Group Inc. spokesman Pablo Paez (pah-EHZ') tells The... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vt. inmates voice complaints about Mich. prison MONTPELIER � Less than a month after Vermont�s out-of-state inmates were move
Vt. inmates voice complaints about Mich. prison
Rutland Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER � Less than a month after Vermont�s out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, prisoner complaints range from limited TV programming to unattended... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 28 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
18 related stories
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
18 related stories
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prisonMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates w
Vermont inmates voice complaints about new Michigan prison
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 29 days ago
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Less than a month after Vermont's out-of-state inmates were moved from a private prison in Kentucky to one in Michigan, conditions in the new facility already are drawing inmate complaints: smaller cells, no windows, less... Read more
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KSAT San Antonio
ACLU investigates 5 for-profit prisons in TexasAdriana Pinon, ACLU senior staff attorney, said the problems were widespread in
ACLU investigates 5 for-profit prisons in Texas
KSAT San Antonio / Posted 29 days ago
Adriana Pinon, ACLU senior staff attorney, said the problems were widespread in the detention of thousands of illegal immigrants. “We uncovered delayed and inadequate medical care, arbitrary and abusive use of isolation, and inhumane conditions,”... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Former social worker tells congressional forum of abuse at immigration detention centerWASHINGTON — A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that sh
Former social worker tells congressional forum of abuse at immigration detention center
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON — A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that she witnessed rampant abuse and neglect while working at a family detention center in Karnes City, Texas. Olivia Lopez was among a panel of witnesses that included former... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Family detention centers described as ‘frightening,’ ‘abusive’A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that she witnessed r
Family detention centers described as ‘frightening,’ ‘abusive’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
A former social worker told members of Congress on Tuesday that she witnessed rampant abuse and neglect while working at a family detention center in Karnes City, Texas. Olivia López was among a panel of witnesses that included former detained... Read more
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Business Wire
The GEO Group Announces Date for Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference CallBOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) ("GEO") will
The GEO Group Announces Date for Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE:GEO) ("GEO") will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 before the market opens. GEO has scheduled a conference call and simultaneous webcast for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Exclusive: Family detention social worker speaks out | News & Observer July 27, 2015 Former employee says center in Karnes, Tex
Exclusive: Family detention social worker speaks out
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
| News & Observer July 27, 2015 Former employee says center in Karnes, Texas, isolated mothers and children in medical unit as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Exclusive: Family detention social worker speaks outOliva López thought she’d be working with migrant mothers and children in a gro
Exclusive: Family detention social worker speaks out
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
Oliva López thought she’d be working with migrant mothers and children in a group-home setting when hired as a social worker at a Texas family detention center. But when she arrived at the concrete facility and the doors were unlockedto let her in,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Family Immigrant Detention Ruling Already Having A 'Groundbreaking' Effect For Women And ChildrenImmigration judges in Texas have begun ordering the release of women and childr
Family Immigrant Detention Ruling Already Having A 'Groundbreaking' Effect For Women And Children
The Huffington Post / Posted a month ago
Immigration judges in Texas have begun ordering the release of women and children from detention without bond following a court ruling on Friday that advocates said they hope will end family immigrant detention. All nine women and their children who... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
ICE cannot hold women and childrenPhoto By Kin Man Hui /San Antonio Express-News Hundreds march toward the Dille
ICE cannot hold women and children
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
Photo By Kin Man Hui /San Antonio Express-News Hundreds march toward the Dilley immigrant detention center during a May 2 march and protest. Migrants fleeing violence and oppression are now being held in detention. Photo By Kin Man Hui, Staff / San... Read more
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Miami New Times
Marco Rubio Is Getting Big Money From For-Profit Prison CompaniesAccording to Open Secrets, the second-largest for-profit prison operator in the
Marco Rubio Is Getting Big Money From For-Profit Prison Companies
Miami New Times / Posted 1 months ago
According to Open Secrets, the second-largest for-profit prison operator in the country, GEO Group, is one of the top contributors to Marco Rubio's presidential campaign. Between 2013 and 2014, GEO Group gave Rubio $41,500, more than any other... Read more

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