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===Immigration===
 
===Immigration===
About 72% of more than 325,000 immigrant detainees were held in centers run by many of the same private companies that run federal prisons.[https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-18/department-justice-will-stop-contracting-private-prison-companies-immigration] Private companies provide immigrant detention at a lower cost: about $144 per inmate per day. Federally run Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities cost $184 per inmate per day.[http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-immigrant-detention-20170214-story.html]  From Jan. 22 through Sept. 9, ICE arrested 97,482 people suspected of being in the country illegally, a 43% increase over the same time period in 2016 under President Barack Obama. [https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/10/17/trump-plans-massive-increase-federal-immigration-jails/771414001/]
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About 72% of more than 325,000 immigrant detainees were held in centers run by many of the same private companies that run federal prisons.[https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-18/department-justice-will-stop-contracting-private-prison-companies-immigration] Private companies provide immigrant detention at a lower cost: about $144 per inmate per day. Federally run Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities cost $184 per inmate per day.[http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-immigrant-detention-20170214-story.html]  From Jan. 22 through Sept. 9, ICE has arrested 97,482 people suspected of being in the country illegally, a 43% increase over the same time period in 2016 under President Barack Obama. [https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/10/17/trump-plans-massive-increase-federal-immigration-jails/771414001/]
  
 
A Center for American Progress analysis of detention placement decisions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or [[LGBTQ+ Equality|LGBT]], immigrants found that ICE’s automated system gave release as an option in 70% of LGBT intakes because of LGBT people's vulnerability in detention. Still, ICE officers chose to detain LGBT people in 68% of those instances, to meet bed quotas.[https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/reports/2015/12/18/127769/how-for-profit-companies-are-driving-immigration-detention-policies/]  
 
A Center for American Progress analysis of detention placement decisions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or [[LGBTQ+ Equality|LGBT]], immigrants found that ICE’s automated system gave release as an option in 70% of LGBT intakes because of LGBT people's vulnerability in detention. Still, ICE officers chose to detain LGBT people in 68% of those instances, to meet bed quotas.[https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/reports/2015/12/18/127769/how-for-profit-companies-are-driving-immigration-detention-policies/]  

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