Category Archives: Homeland Security

Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center

Guards and Immigration Detainees Describe Widespread Abuse at Krome Processing Center By Trevor Bach Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 2 days ago On October 1, 2013, more than 60 men in jumpsuits crowded into the austere cafeteria at the Krome … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Wins $47.8M Federal Protective Services Contract

Triple Canopy Wins $47.8M Federal Protective Services Contract National News Agency Lebanon 4 August 2015 (GlobeNewswire) – Triple Canopy, Inc., a Constellis Group company and a leading provider of security and support services worldwide, has been awarded a $47.8 million … Continue reading

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Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty

Imprisoning undocumented immigrants isn’t ‘national security’ – it’s cruelty These detentions seem to be a repeat of the Japanese American internment camps – an ugly part of US history Innocent children and families are being detained just like Japanese Americans … Continue reading

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Study: Private contracts encourage federal immigrant detentions

Study: Private contracts encourage federal immigrant detentions Quotas create incentive for authorities to detain more immigrants than they would otherwise need to, report says June 11, 2015 6:30PM ET by Tom Kutsch @tomkutsch A system of local quotas for privately … Continue reading

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McCaskill, Portman Raise Oversight Concerns Over $90 Million in Equipment Contracts at U.S. Ports of Entry

United States Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 30, 2015 Contact: Sarah Feldman (McCaskill): 202-228-6263 Caitlin Conant (Portman): 202-224-5190 McCaskill, Portman Raise Oversight Concerns Over $90 Million in Equipment Contracts at U.S. Ports of Entry In letter to U.S. Customs and … Continue reading

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Military Contractors Hope To Turn Border Into New Cash Cow

Roque Planas Become a fan roque.planas@huffingtonpost.com Military Contractors Hope To Turn Border Into New Cash Cow Posted: 04/28/2015 2:29 pm EDT Updated: 04/28/2015 3:59 pm EDT PHOENIX — A two-foot metal snake with a tiny but powerful camera at the … Continue reading

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Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico

Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico Dylan Baddour | April 13, 2015 | Updated: April 13, 2015 6:00pm Internal documents from the Texas Department of Public Safety raise questions about the legality of privately-contracted border protection efforts, the Austin … Continue reading

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‘Fat Leonard’ Procurement Scandal Takes Down Three Rear Admirals

‘Fat Leonard’ Procurement Scandal Takes Down Three Rear Admirals Feb 11, 2015 00:26 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff The Secretary of the Navy issued letters of censure to three rear admirals – all of whom are retiring – for … Continue reading

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Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert?

Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert? Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border. Todd Miller and Gabriel Matthew Schivone January 26, 2015 A Border … Continue reading

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The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse

The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse By Taylor Wofford 12/20/14 at 4:50 PM Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of … Continue reading

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