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End Forced Labor in Migrant Detention Centers

Private detention centers are forcing detained migrants to work for less than a dollar a day. Stop forced labor now.

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Read about private detention centers' practice of forcing detained migrants into physical labor for less than a dollar-a-day.

Opinion | End Forced Labor in Immigrant Detention

The New York Times
There are more than 48,000 people being held in immigrant detention in more than 200 facilities in the United States. More than two-thirds of them, according to the National Immigrant Justice Center, are confined by private companies, working on contracts with the federal government. Those numbers have ballooned in the last two years under the…Read More