This Private Prison Company Is Getting Rich Off Donald Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

This Private Prison Company Is Getting Rich Off Donald Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

The Trump administration is cracking down on undocumented immigrants—and the GEO Group’s shareholders couldn’t be happier.

A private prison company currently being sued for human trafficking expects to handle one quarter of President Donald Trump’s immigrant detention.

The company, GEO Group, contracts with governments around the world to incarcerate 100,000 people, and its top executives expressed optimism on a public shareholder call on Tuesday about how Trump’s immigration crackdown will impact their business. It’s indicative of a cultural overhaul taking place under the Trump administration——where well-connected multi-national corporations are poised to see significant financial gains because of tougher immigration law enforcement.
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