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When For-Profit Prisons Become the Crime

Collaborating with gangs, falsifying payrolls ... it's the people behind bars that typically commit these crimes, not the people being paid to run the prison.

Immigrants Prove Highly Profitable for Private Prison Companies

The U.S. is locking up more illegal immigrants than ever, generating lucrative profits for the nation's largest prison companies, and an AP review shows the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contributing to campaigns.