Immigrant Detention Merges with For-Profit Prison Company Lasalle Correctional Corporation

Immigrant Detention Merges with For-Profit Prison Company Lasalle Correctional Corporation

In mid-March, advocate groups in New Orleans discovered that a few hundred asylum seekers and migrants had been moved to River Correctional Facility (RCF), a parish prison in Ferriday, LA operated by LaSalle Correctional Corporation. The move was made outside of any official ICE registry. In mid-April it was revealed that thousands more were being moved to two other LaSalle-owned facilities, similarly with no public record or paper trail to document their movement.

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