A blog by the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration about justice and peace issues

The  FSPA Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation committee, at an event planned for FSPA members and affiliates this summer, will lead a session on detention and deportation. Start the journey with us now and check out the video and information from Brave New Foundation and Cuentame below…
Immigrants are for sale in this country. Sold to private prison corporations that are locking them up for obscene profits!
Here are the top three things YOU need to know about the Private Prison money scheme:

The victims: Private prisons don’t care about who they lock up. At a rate of $200 per immigrant a night at their prisons, this is a money-making scheme that destroys families and lives.

The players: CCA (Corrections Corporation of America), The Geo Group and Management and Training corporations—combined these private prisons currently profit more than $5 billion a year.

The money: These private prisons have spent over $20 million lobbying state legislators to make sure they get state anti-immigrant laws approved and ensure access to more immigrant inmates.

How is all this possible? They profit from locking people up. Learn more by clicking on the link to Cuentame below.



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