The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.
Reveal’s Stan Alcorn flew to Orlando, Florida, the day after the Pulse nightclub shooting with a borrowed radio kit and a simple assignment: Get to know a survivor. Bring back a person, not just a soundbite.
This week’s attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the largest mass shooting in American history. On this hour of Reveal, we go to Orlando to hear from the LGBT community targeted by this violence.
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This hour of Reveal investigates medical negligence in the private prison system for immigrants. We also expose the shift in criminal justice policy that helped fill up these prisons.