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Daily Herald
Judge won't release Iraq War veteran fighting deportationrepresenting Chong Kim, poses for a photo with friends and supporters of Kim, W
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
representing Chong Kim, poses for a photo with friends and supporters of Kim, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, outside the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. An immigration judge Wednesday declined to release Kim from custody while Kim... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
2nd lawsuit says big immigration detention center must pay minimum wageChao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group,
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
Chao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group, the for-profit company that operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the company in state court last week,... Read more
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The Columbian
2nd lawsuit says big detention center must pay minimum wageChao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group,
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
Chao Chen filed the class-action federal lawsuit Tuesday against The GEO Group, the for-profit company that operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the company in state court last week,... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
State AG sues NW Detention on wagesto the lawsuit, GEO uses immigration detainee labor to perform virtually all no
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
to the lawsuit, GEO uses immigration detainee labor to perform virtually all non-security functions at Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center. Since at least 2005, it has paid thousands of detainee workers $1 per day or, in some cases, just... Read more
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CBS News
Working for peanuts: Detained immigrants paid $1 a dayof the work that's not security -- not guards -- is done by the detainees. That
CBS News / Posted 28 days ago
of the work that's not security -- not guards -- is done by the detainees. That's a lot of free labor." The Tacoma-based Northwest Detention Center can house 1,575 individuals, the lawsuit noted. GEO Group called the lawsuit "baseless and... Read more
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ABC Montana
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
ABC Montana / Posted 29 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KWWL Iowa / Posted 29 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WSMV Nashville / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Fremont Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
The New Canaan News / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Missoulian
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Missoulian / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The World
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
The World / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
The Times and Democrat / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The Sentinel
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
The Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Santa Maria Times / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Sioux City Journal / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
FOX Carolina / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a dayIn this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the
Rapid City Journal / Posted 30 days ago
In this photo taken June 21, 2017, a detainee mops a floor in a hallway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The state of Washington sued The GEO Group, the operator of the center, on Wednesday,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KXXV Waco / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State AG Bob Ferguson files lawsuit against company that operates Northwest Detention Centerdetention center, located in Tacoma. Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday agains
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
detention center, located in Tacoma. Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against The GEO Group, which operates the Northwest Detention Center and roughly 140 other such facilities nationwide. The suit, filed in Pierce County Superior Court,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KHQ Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a daymade millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The F
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
made millions of dollars and profits by illegally exploiting the workers. The Florida-based company owns and operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma under a contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees since 2005... Read more
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