At $1 per day, detained immigrants' labor cheap

Posted: May 25, 2014 at 5:06 a.m.

The kitchen of the detention center was bustling as a dozen immigrants boiled beans and grilled hot dogs, preparing lunch for about 900 other detainees. Elsewhere, guards stood sentry and managers took head counts, but the detainees were doing most of the work -- mopping bathroom stalls, folding linens, stocking commissary shelves.

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