Bankrolling Oppression: How Wall Street Companies Finance the Private Prison and Immigrant Detention Industry
May 5, 2018
This report investigates the influential role that major Wall Street corporations - including JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and BlackRock - play in maintaining and expanding the private prison and immigrant detention industry. As the Trump administration advances an imprisonment agenda and anti-immigrant policies, private prison companies are taking advantage of new opportunities to benefit from potential increases in incarceration and detention rates. Companies like JPMorgan, Wells, and BlackRock, are ready and willing to finance their operations and expansion, regardless of the cost in human suffering. Click here to download the report.