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Immigration Detention – A Growth Sector for Private Prison Companies

From the Sentencing Project (http://www.sentencingproject.org): U.S. immigrants are primarily people of Hispanic origin. According to a new report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/iofjs10.pdf), immigration offenses accounted for 70% of the net increase of the total federal felony cases … Continue reading

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Sentencing Project Seeks Research Analyst

From the Sentencing Project (http://www.sentencingproject.org):   The Sentencing Project is recruiting a candidate with strong quantitative skills, excellent writing and editing abilities, and demonstrated commitment to reform and racial justice to serve as Research Analyst (http://sentencingproject.org/doc/research_analyst_June%202011%20(1).pdf).   The Sentencing Project … Continue reading

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