Immigration activists hold a banner while protesting the GEO Group which is one of the nation’s largest private prison companies and operator of multiple immigration detention centers. (AP/Gosia Wozniacka)

Lawsuit May Set Precedent On Forced Immigrant Labor In Private Prisons

Brought under anti-slavery provisions of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), the lawsuit could also be used as a basic template for other litigation challenging incarcerated slave labor.