Sunday, July 17, 2011

Our immigration lock-up system

Laura Murphy is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union Washington legislative office critically analyzes the immigration detention system:  "Our immigration lock-up system The immigration detention system is already overcrowded and costly. The system holds more than 33,000 individuals on average each day — at a cost of $1.9 billion a year. The cost to taxpayers is $45,000 per detainee per year, and is expected to increase if [a detention bill championed by Rep. Lamar Smith] is passed."


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