Bureau of Prisons Should Consider Ohio Inmate Protest Before Renewing Private Prison Contract

By: Thursday August 14, 2014 2:24 pm

140 prisoners at CCA’s private immigrant prison in Ohio protested this week against violence, abuse and substandard food at the facility. But with CCA’s contract up for renewal this spring, Warden Mike Pugh may have violated protocol to keep it under wraps. If CCA’s disgraceful track record in Youngstown isn’t enough to give the Bureau [...]

Stop Corrections Corporation of America From Profiting Off Ohio Private Immigrant Prison

By: Monday July 7, 2014 9:06 am

Corrections Corporations of America — the nation’s largest private prison company — is bidding to renew its contract for a troubled immigrant detention center in Youngstown, OH. But a new study uncovered insect-infested and overcrowded cells, understaffed medical personnel, and a ‘warehouse and forget’ attitude at for-profit prisons like this one. Stop CCA from abusing [...]

Immigrants For Sale: $5 Billion a Year

By: Friday May 20, 2011 8:05 am

You always knew there were billions being made in the for-profit prison system, but it’s really sobering to watch the latest Brave New Films video on the immigrant detention racket.