Scores protest outside Florida detention center for immigrant kids

World / Social Issues Jun 17, 2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for immigrant kids

Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said they want the Homestead detention center closed. Protesters ...

Company behind Florida migrant children camp drops IPO plans

Business Mar 6, 2019

Company behind Florida migrant children camp drops IPO plans

The corporation behind a Florida detention camp for migrant children abandoned its plans to go public Tuesday as controversy grows around policies that lock up children crossing the Mexico border. The chairman of Caliburn International Corp., Thomas J. Campbell, sent a letter to the Securities ...