Immigrants are for sale in this country. Sold to private prison corporations who are locking them up for obscene profits!
Here are the top 3 things YOU need to know about the Private Prison money scheme:
The victims: Private prisons don't care about who they lock up. At a rate of $200 per immigrant a night at their prisons, this is a money making scheme that destroys families and lives.
The players: CCA (Corrections Corporation of America), The Geo Group and Management and Training corporations—combined these private prisons currently profit more than $5 billion a year.
The money: These private prisons have spent over $20 million lobbying state legislators to make sure they get state anti-immigrant laws approved and ensure access to more immigrant inmates.
Be a part of the movement to follow the players, the money and the victims of this money making scheme @ immigrantsforsale.org
Part 2: Lost, Abused And Neglected For A Profit
Guillermo Gomez-Sanchez is a 50 year old legal resident with a mental disability. In 2004 Gomez was detained because of a dispute at a grocery store over a bag of tomatoes.
Guillermo spent 2 years at a private CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) detention facility - the corporation neglected to report his medical condition.
CCA profited close to $90,000 off of Gomez' incarceration, and ensured greater profit by failing to disclose his mental disability effectively leaving Guillermo trapped for 2 years. In 2010 CCA CEO Damon T. Hininger received $3,266,387 in total compensations.?????It's time to put an end to the private prison racket. How many more are suffering lost in a system that values profit over justice?
Part 3: Death For Profit
Roberto Martinez-Medina died in CCA's Stewart Detention Center in Georgia in 2009. Medina had been arrested a month earlier for not having a driver's license.
CCA whistleblower Bryan Holcomb spoke with us exclusively to expose how the company repeatedly ignored Medina's pleas for care of his heart ailment while he was imprisoned. Their negligence contributed to Medina's death.
CCA profited off of Medina's incarceration, and ensured a greater profit by denying him critical health care. The inhumane conditions at CCA facilities are directly related to their obsession in cutting costs for profit.
CCA has gone to great lengths to hush Medina's death.
Part 4: Dad Was Put In Prison For Profit: Tell CCA To Pay Pedro Back!
CCA profited approximately $72,000 from Pedro's detention.
Pedro Guzman spent 19 months at CCA's Stewart private detention because he missed an immigration order. Authorities showed no mercy after Guzman explained the court order was sent to an old address.
Guzman's wife Emily and only son Logan endured a painful and debilitating struggle to survive while they fought for Pedro's release.
Doesn't Pedro deserve to be reimbursed for his unjust detention? Tell CCA To Pay Pedro Back:http://tinyurl.com/paypedroback