Houston Matters

Are Privatized Prisons A Good Idea?

Posted on · Earlier this month,allegations of sexual abusesurfaced at aSouth Texas detention center for mothers and children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America. The Karnes City facility is run by a private, for-profit operator based in Florida, which strongly denies the allegations. The claims come four months after the ACLU issued areportalleging thousands of non-citizens are […]