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swag (25,384 posts)  Sat Oct 12, 2019, 12:27 AM

California to end its use of 😈 private, 💵🎩 for-profit prisons
Source: Associated Press

by: DON THOMPSON and AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, under a bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he had signed.

The Democratic governor said the measure helps fulfill a promise he made to end private prison use, which he said contributes to over-incarceration and does “not reflect our values.”

The state’s prison system was already phasing them out, despite having to comply with an inmate population cap imposed by federal judges.

Immigrant advocates have praised the bill authored by Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta, which they said would put an end to almost all immigration detention in California in the next year.

Read more: https://www.koin.com/news/national/california-to-end-its-use-of-private-for-profit-prisons/
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