Last week, Lamel Diggs, a 32-year-old inmate in a Mississippi prison, sent Splinter an email through CorrLinks, the private email system used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
No one has accused the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of being compassionate. But leaving women and children stranded at a bus station, with nowhere else to go, as a Category 4 hurricane approaches really is something else.
There is something incredibly vile about for–profit prison companies and their quarterly shareholder reports lauding earnings from government quotas to fill prisons with undocumented immigrants. It is especially disheartening that these companies are thriving thanks to President Donald Trump’s malicious crackdown on…