Amid ongoing concerns about gun violence in the United States and Mexico, a new report highlights several bureaucratic obstacles hampering US efforts to stem the flow of illicit arms to its southern neighbor…
The GEO Group currently* manages 15 immigration detention facilities in 6 different states, with a total capacity of 17,910, under contracts with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). According to the company’s website, eight of these facilities are operated under “direct contract” with ICE.
Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) currently manages 12 immigration detention facilities in 7 different states, with a total capacity of 15,169, under contracts with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). According to the company’s website, some of these facilities are owned by CCA while others are owned by the US government.
* UPDATE: The information about GEO Group locations listed above was current as of November 2015 when this post was originally published. Here is an updated list of GEO Group ICE locations that is current as of August 2017: