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Migrant Detention Costs The U.S. Government $500,000 A Day Per Facility, Benefits For-Profit Corporations

“It isn't that it's an unnecessary expense,” says Michelle Brané of the Women's Refugee Commission. “It's not even that the contractors involved are charging exorbitant fees. The issue here is that it costs money to care for these children. The administration chose a tactic that was specifically intended to be cruel, and is also extremely expensive.”