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Global Detention Project
June 2015

Bureaucratic Capitalism and the Immigration Detention Complex
By Matthew Flynn

Due to increased spending, the capacity for holding non-citizens in administrative detention has jumped exponentially. In the U.S., there were 7,500 beds in 1995, a figure that increased to more than 30,000 by 2009 (Immigration and Customs Enforcement 2009). In 2009, ICE reported that 378,582 people were placed in custody or supervision, with daily averages of 30,000 non-citizens located in 300 facilities and an additional 19,000 in alternative detention programs.....[Citing TRAC research].

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