MPN spoke to advocates and an attorney working on a lawsuit by a group of refugees who are suing the government and for-profit GEO Group for the abuse and torment they suffered at the notorious Adelanto ICE detention center in California.
“The more the detention system relies on private corporations, the less transparent it is. This is all the more reason to be concerned about the growing privatization of detention, which now accounts for roughly 62 percent of beds.”
The Supreme Court ruled against two private prison corporations, GEO Group and Corrections Corporation of America, which sought to block the release of records related to government contracts with them. “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court has finally put an end to private prison contractors’ relentless attempts to keep their secrets