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California Will Keep Housing Its Detained Immigrants in For-Profit Centers

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have prevented local governments from contracting with for-profit companies to detain immigrants. Seventy percent of the state's immigrant detainees are held in for-profit facilities, according to data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In his veto message, Brown said that he was "troubled" by recent reports revealing poor conditions in some private detention facilities.
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