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@ACLUofGA Releases Report on Immigration Detention in Georgia

May 16, 2012

ACLU of Georgia Releases Report on Immigration Detention in Georgia

Findings raise serious concerns about violations of detainees’ human and constitutional rights

ATLANTA – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Georgia today released a comprehensive report on conditions of detention for immigrants in Georgia titled: “Prisoners of Profit: Immigrants and Detention in Georgia.”  The report covers the four immigration detention facilities in Georgia, which include the largest immigration detention center in the country, the Stewart Detention Center, as well as the North Georgia Detention Center, Irwin County Detention Center, and Atlanta City Detention Center.  Three of the facilities are operated by corporations.

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