Discussions remain ongoing between Greenbrier County commissioners regarding funding options for a proposed courthouse annex in Lewisburg, W.Va.Read more
Seven Corners Inc., an international travel insurance and specialty benefit management company, recently announced that it was selected by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to become the new Comprehensive Medical Services contractor for inmates housed at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Morgantown, W.Va.Read more
New York — While public employees in the prison sector are sweating it out, hoping they don’t lose the perpetual game of budget bingo being played out across the country, the private prison industry that houses illegal immigrants has been flourishing.Read more
WASHINGTON — Federal officials announced a reform plan for immigration detention that aims to standardize operations and move away from the current practice of housing detainees at state and local facilities.
During the next three to five years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will design facilities in an effort to improve immigration detention system oversight, conditions, medical care and fiscal efficiency, according to the Department of Homeland Security.Read more
The recently-completed contract detention facility in Pearsall, Texas, is the ninth such structure procured by ICE.Read more