A bill awaiting Gov. Newsom’s signature would bar new private prison contracts. Two industry giants are already reinventing themselves.
An ICE investigation details days of suffering in which Kamyar Samimi pleaded for help and attempted suicide because he said the pain from methadone withdrawal was so intense.
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.