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Are immigrant detention centers in US making a killing since Trump took office? – RT's Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into reports that facilities that hold immigrant families in Texas have seen their stock price almost double since Trump was elected in 2016. Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser also discuss corporate flight from Britain as the country prepares for Brexit and the economic disaster that will follow. In the second part of the show, Keiser interviews ...

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Poll: Majority side with Trump on immigration, blame parents for detention crisis

A new Rasmussen poll has found that a majority of Americans side with President Donald Trump, and blame illegal immigrant parents for the current child detention crisis at the Mexican border. According to the poll, 54 percent of likely voters said that the parents of detained children are to blame for knowingly breaking the law in the first place. Only ...

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Twitter rages after Fox host Laura Ingraham calls child detention facilities ‘summer camps’

Twitter has erupted after Fox News host Laura Ingraham offered an original take on the Trump administration’s family separation policy on the US-Mexico border by referring to child detention facilities as “summer camps”. Ingraham was speaking on her show, The Ingraham Angle, about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” illegal immigration policy, which has seen nearly 2,000 young children separated from ...

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US Supreme Court paves way for indefinite detention of immigrants

In the ongoing back-and-forth over migrant rights, the US Supreme Court has lifted the time limit immigrants can be held without bond. This comes a day after US President Trump failed to end childhood migrants’ privileges. The court voted 5-3 to strike down a San Francisco 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to give detained immigrants the right to a ...

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‘Treated like animals’: Yarl’s Wood detainees starve themselves to protest ‘inhumane’ detention

Around 120 Yarl’s Wood detainees are on day three of a hunger strike in protest at the shutdown of the ‘inhumane’ immigration removal center. They want to change what they call the “thoroughly racist” system, a campaigner told RT. The detainees started the strike on Wednesday in protest at the “offensive” treatment at the hands of the Home Office. They ...

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Mattis skips detention facility on holiday visit to GITMO base

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 19:07 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 19:12 US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the naval base at Guantanamo Bay detention camp to greet troops stationed there. It is the first visit by a Pentagon head to the notorious prison site since 2002. “Secretary Mattis is currently visiting with troops at Guantanamo Bay for the ...

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MMA fighter cuts own stomach & hand in detention (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 19:49 Edited time: 30 Nov, 2017 19:55 A video of detained amateur MMA fighter Akim Kuliev cutting his stomach in his cell in Russia’s Republic of Dagestan has surfaced online. The athlete, who was arrested on suspicion of arson, denies his guilt. The security camera footage which appears to have been videoed last week was ...

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‘Because you’re white’: Officer punished after furious detention of teens (VIDEO)

A suburban Chicago police officer has been disciplined after a video went viral showing him yelling at a group of teenagers, threatening to arrest them and saying they were being detained based on their race. On Tuesday, Lake Villa Police Chief Craig Somerville said an officer was conducting a theft investigation when he ordered five teenagers to sit down on ...

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600 asylum-seekers barricaded into detention center await court ruling on water, power

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:35 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:39 The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is to decide whether essential services such as power and water should be restored to an Australian-run immigration center. Some 600 asylum seekers have barricaded themselves into the Manus Island facility for more than a week after the High Court ...

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50 French detention center staff take sick leave to protest new arrivals, working conditions

Several dozen policemen at a migrant detention center in a Paris suburb have taken sick leave in protest at the opening of a new unit at the facility. Officers say they are incapable of “adequately dealing” with the detainees due to staff shortages. The protest, involving about 50 of the 80 policemen working at the detention center in Vincennes, in ...

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