The top five officials leave Wyoming vulnerable to litigation — and immigrants vulnerable to mistreatment — by sticking to former AG’s opinion, ACLU says.
Private prison giant presented design for Uinta County immigration jail, touted income potential and fielded challenges at a charged public meeting.
Stopping a deportation is difficult. Some worry a proposed immigration jail in Evanston, where immigration lawyers are scarce, could make it harder.
There’s no immediate need for a private prison in Wyoming, but the ongoing prison conversation will keep companies and legislators interested.
Wyoming entered into a contract with private prison company CoreCivic and its human rights history is atrocious, ex-ACLU attorney Linda Burt writes.