Broken Promises: Limits of Biden's Executive Order on Private Prisons

  • Organization: Detention Watch Network and Project South
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Friday, December 03, 2021
  • Attachment(s): LINK

As a Presidential candidate, Joe Biden promised to end the use of private prisons in federal incarceration and immigration detention claiming “that the federal government should not use private facilities for any detention, including detention of undocumented immigrants. This report provides an overview of progress towards that unfulfilled promise and outlines the steps the administration must take to end the federal use of private prisons and phase out the use of immigration detention entirely.

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