Saturday, October 15, 2011

Public Advocate Bill De Blasio Scheduled to Appear on CNN en Espanol to Discuss Alleged Abuses in Privately Owned Detention Centers

Here is more on NYC Public Advocate Bill De Blasio and his push to investigate privately owned detention centers were alleged abuses are taking place. To hear more and make your own conclusion, he is scheduled to appear on CNN en Espanol later tonight. As our reliance on private prisons increases so should our diligence to make sure big business does not infringe on our human rights, regardless of our immigration status.


Dear Friends,

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio will appear on CNN en Español tonight in a segment about mistreatment of undocumented immigrants being held at private detention centers around the country. The Public Advocate has called on the Justice Department to launch an investigation into abuses in the industry. Tune in tonight at 7pm - CNN en Español, Channel 852 on Time Warner Cable.

Wiley Norvell
Press SecretaryNYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio

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