Andrew Moss: 52,000 people are currently incarcerated in America’s detention facilities, and about two-thirds of them are kept in for-profit facilities run by corporations like the GEO Group and CoreCivic.
Andrew Moss: Challengers to Trump must show that his repeated characterizations of migrants as constituting a destabilizing “invasion” are dangerously distorted.
Andrew Moss: Detention facilities across the country have been cited by both governmental agencies and advocacy groups for a wide range of human rights abuses, including physical and sexual assault, medical neglect, and poor food and unsanitary conditions.
Andrew Moss: Once again there is official support for the unholy union of two policies: the criminalization of anyone “without papers,” including those seeking asylum from terror elsewhere, and the affixing of dollar signs to incarcerated immigrant bodies.
Millions of people who have been living and working in the U.S., contributing to their communities and to the economy, are now at risk simply for who they are: people “without papers.”