GEO Group Archives

REPORT: Private Prisons Already Seeing A Big Return On Their Investment In Trump

February 28, 2017

Private prisons that have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to pro-Trump groups stand to rake in significant profits due to Trump’s immigration and justice policies. GEO Group, one of the largest private prison corporations in the country, and CoreCivic…

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This Industry That Donated To Trump Sees Stocks Soar As ICE Raids Rip Apart Families

February 10, 2017

Major Trump Donor Sees Windfall As ICE Raids Intensify Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted immigration raids Thursday and Friday that were described as “large scale” and of “unusual intensity” in at least six states, the Washington Post reported. Even as…

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Private Prisons Aren’t Going Away, They’re Just Morphing Into Something Uglier

October 12, 2016

Private prisons plunge n August, the Justice Department announced plans to end the use of private prisons. Officials concluded the facilities aren’t particularly safe and aren’t as effective at providing correctional services as government-run facilities. And once that happened the Department of Homeland…

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ALEC Joins Politicians With Corporate Criminals

July 8, 2015

Along with Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, Republican Governor Scott Walker will address the annual American Legal Exchange Council (ALEC) convention in San Diego in September. Walker has been affiliated with ALEC for more than 20 years. The reforms he has instituted…

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