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03/13/2019 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
Published By:The Nation

Immigrant Advocates Just Got JPMorgan Chase to Stop Financing Private Prisons

On March 5, JPMorgan Chase made headlines by announcing that the bank would no longer finance private-prison and immigrant-detention companies. This is the first major bank to make such an announcement, marking a potential sea change in the fight against private prisons. But it’s more than that—it also marks the sophistication and tactical savvy of an immigrant-rights movement that is working to cut off all sources of funding for the private immigrant-detention industry.

Read the full op-ed from CPD's co-executive director, Ana Maria Archila.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019