Immigrant detainees are not convicted criminals, yet they suffer hostile, prison-like conditions in America for years at a time.
A federal court ruling allows hundreds of thousands of former detainees to sue the GEO Group.
Five days after a bill ending private prisons in the state was signed into law, the Trump administration found a way to get around it.
A bill awaiting Gov. Newsom’s signature would bar new private prison contracts. Two industry giants are already reinventing themselves.