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    Opposition to privatised US immigrant prison

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    A plan to build one of North America's largest immigrant detention centres is being met with strong opposition by residents of Southwest Ranches in Florida.

    The say they were not consulted about the construction and that the prison will ruin their neighbourhood.

    But, many are also concerned about the high number - an estimated three million over the last ten years - of immigrants being incarcerated by the largely profit-making, privatised US facilities.

    Andy Gallacher reports.