The big winner in the crackdown on the illegal immiggration
has been the private prison industry.
As Bloomberg Business Week reports in its latest issue,
companies such as Corrections Corporation of America
are making millions.
In fact, CCA makes more money from detaining immigrants
than it does from any single U.S. state.
She goes on to mention CCA’s stock price has gone up by
a factor of ten since 9/11.
Bloomberg’s Betty Liu reports, 18 March 2011. (Source: Bloomberg)
The source of the money CCA and its investors and executives are making?
Our tax dollars!