A bill awaiting Gov. Newsom’s signature would bar new private prison contracts. Two industry giants are already reinventing themselves.
A proposed California law would require the attorney general to conduct immediate investigations of immigrant-detention deaths.
ICE says immigrant detainees are only obligated to make their beds and avoid clutter. But a for-profit prison company is accused of forcing them to do much more – and for no wages.
Immigration activists and state agencies continue to put pressure on California’s ICE facilities.
State investigations raise concerns about human rights abuses in federal detention facilities.