bureau of prisons
August 19, 2016 -
The decision comes following a government report finding serious safety and security problems in private prisons. But it does not help those being held in privately-run immigrant detention centers under the aegis of the Department of Homeland Security.
February 23, 2015 -
This weekend, a private prison incarcerating immigrant prisoners in Willacy County, Texas erupted into a major uprising. Incarcerated immigrants and advocates have for years been warning that these prisons are tinderboxes of horrendous conditions waiting to explode.
August 20, 2013 -
A union organizer and a third-generation organizer working in the South offer their ideas for building a culture of unionism in the region -- or anywhere the idea of collective development and exercise of power has waned.