U.S. House Seeks Documents From Companies That Run Immigrant Detention Centers

www.oann.com | 3/26/2019 | Staff
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents.

The House Oversight Committee and its House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties sent letters to CoreCivic Inc , Geo Group Inc and DC Capital Partners LLC seeking information about the facilities they operate under contract from the U.S. government.

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“The committee is investigating the Trump administration’s rapidly increasing use of for-profit contractors to detain tens of thousands of immigrants, including a troubling series of reports of health and safety,” Representatives Elijah Cummings and Jamie Raskin wrote in the letters.

The two Democrats said the Trump administration had “dramatically escalated” spending on contracts with for-profit companies that operate...
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