TIME: D1A on the valued but limited role that contractors play in America’s immigration system
December 27, 2023
D1A was quoted in Time Magazine today on the valued but limited role that contractors play in America’s immigration system:
“A spokesperson for a group representing the private prison industry pushed back against the notion that their facilities are unsafe. ‘Contractors are held to strict federal standards, which were updated and strengthened under President Obama,’ says Alexandra Wilkes with the Day 1 Alliance. ‘Everything from health care services to access to attorneys and immigrant rights advocates are provided. Without this critical infrastructure, migrants would likely be housed in overcrowded local jails alongside potentially dangerous people.'”
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