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Tuesday Jul 1 | KWTX

Former NFL QB Charged With Drunken Boating In Texas

Former Buffalo quarterback Kevin Kolb, 29, was free on bond Tuesday after he was arrested and charged with boating while intoxicated in South Texas.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

Warehoused and Forgotten: Immigrants Trapped in Our Shadow Private Prison System

In rural Texas, 3,000 men are locked inside a " tent city ," sleeping in bunk beds spaced only a few feet apart.

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Tue Jun 10, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

The For-Profit Criminalization of Immigrants: Prison Contracts...

Unlawfully crossing the United States border has traditionally been a civil offense where a person committing the act was deported, but more than half of all criminal prosecutions last year were for crossing the border and for-profit prison corporations operating federal facilities have directly benefited.

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Related Topix: Prison, ACLU

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