Immigration advocates push Biden to end for-profit detention, ICE contracts with county jails

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 5:07pm

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President Joe Biden's Jan. 26 executive order stopped contract renewals between the Department of Justice and private prisons. But that did not address contracts between ICE and private prisons or county jails, immigration advocates say. They want the administration to end this practice as well. But that may not be an easy task. The World's Daisy Contreras has this story.