IMMIGRATION REFORM: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter opposing private prisons

Pax Christi USA has added its endorsement to a sign-on letter being circulated from Grassroots Leadership. The letter expresses that the signatories oppose any additional funding for Bureau of Prisons-contracted "Criminal Alien Requirement" private prisons. ¬† "We, the undersigned organizations working to ensure civil liberties and human rights in our communities, urge that you do … Continue reading IMMIGRATION REFORM: Pax Christi USA signs onto letter opposing private prisons

HUMAN RIGHTS: New study on private prisons

Sr. Dianna Ortiz recommends this new study from the ACLU. It is called "Banking on Bondage: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration." This report has been a project of the ACLU National Prison Project and Center for Justice and was authored by David Shapiro (Staff Attorney, National Prison Project). Click here to read the report.