Foreign Inmates Around the World

Hill, Gary
July 2013
Corrections Compendium;Summer2013, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p36
The article offers information on growing number of foreign inmates in the U.S. jails and prisons and the cost being burdened on those jails due to this. It mentions that in 2011, the Bureau of Justice Statistic reported that 735,601 individuals were incarcerated in jails. It adds that the organization International Centre for Prison Studies indicated this situation has led to average cost of 8.2 million U.S. dollars per day, per inmate.


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