In A Nutshell… Another Factual Aspect/Perspective
Profit and Non-Profits alike, making big bucks with our government confiscated hard-earned tax dollars via the government - the same government that refuses to enforce our immigration laws, deport those illegally in the Country and Build the Wall.
CoreCivic (formerly the Corrections Corporation of America), and the GEO Group are the two largest prison corporations in the country.
Both are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
The two corporations together “have spent more than $10 million on political candidates and have spent nearly $25 million on lobbying efforts since 1989,” according to an ITPI report.
In 2017, GEO and CoreCivic had combined revenue of about $4 billion, according to the companies’ annual reports.
HARLINGEN, Tex. — The business of housing, transporting and watching over migrant children detained along the southwest border is not a multi million-dollar business.
It’s a billion-dollar one.
The nonprofit Southwest Key Programs has won at least $955 million in federal contracts since 2015 to run shelters and provide other services to immigrant children in federal custody.