29th Jun 2018
Have you ever wondered why immigration enforcement is such a big thing nowadays? Why do Trump and Sessions go to such lengths to carry out their zero-tolerance immigration policy? Well, here’s a little bit a of a lowdown on what is going on behind the scenes. Are you aware of the existence of for-profit prisons? Well, many of these prisons have signed multi-million dollar contracts with the Department of Homeland Security.
You see, immigration detention is actually not an exclusively government-only endeavor. In fact, from the moment that an undocumented immigrant is arrested, there are already multiple corporations vying for the care and custody of the arrested individual/s and they handle everything from the detention centers to providing monitoring and even chartered flights when deported. Immigration has become a big business nowadays and this article provides a list of the top companies who are reaping the benefits of the Trump Administration’s policies.
The Trump administration’s much-publicized increase in immigration enforcement is also increasing the bottom line for for-profit prisons and other companies from the private sector, with many signing multimillion-dollar contracts with the Department of Homeland Security.