MEDIA STATEMENTS

CoreCivic Statement on Mariee Juarez Case - August 7, 2019

Key Facts:

  • CoreCivic does not provide the medical care at the South Texas Family Residential Center (STFRC). It is provided for by the government’s ICE Health Services Corps.
  • The child and her mother were cared for at the residential center for 20 days, and the child passed away six weeks after leaving the facility.
  • STFRC residents have open access to multiple onsite health clinics that are administered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Those clinics are open 24/7 for sick call and medical emergencies, and scheduled appointments are offered seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding False Claims by Longtime Critics, Alex Friedmann and Jeannie Alexander - July 10, 2019

The portrayal of this information is false and misleading, and presenting it in a way that suggests it is valid or a reliable research-based comparison presents our company and our people in a false light.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding SunTrust - July 8, 2019

The most disappointing aspect of these politicized banking decisions, disingenuous activist efforts and no-solution proposals from politicians is the people who they ultimately hurt. 

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding Bank of America - June 26, 2019

Bank of America’s decision is about politics, not about the company we are. No other company has led as we have with public commitments to strengthen the reentry programs in our facilities.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding Senator Elizabeth Warren's Proposal - June 24, 2019

Our company helps keep communities safe, enrolls thousands of inmates in reentry programs that prepare them for life after prison and saves taxpayers millions.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding JP Morgan - March 7, 2019

JP Morgan has served an important role in creating better conditions for inmates entrusted in our care through transactions like, among many others, helping to provide financing for the construction of a replacement facility for the 150-year old Lansing Correctional Facility in Kansas.

 

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Statement From CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger on the First Step Act - December 19, 2018

I have told many of you over the years that one the most encouraging dynamics to me personally is the positive change in tone and dialogue surrounding the needed investment to help people that are incarcerated in our country so they are better prepared once they are released from prison.  

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CoreCivic Statement on HQ Demonstration - August 6, 2018 

CoreCivic plays a valued but limited role in America’s immigration system, which we have done for every administration – Democrat and Republican – for more than 30 years. While we know this is a highly charged, emotional issue for many people, much of the information about our company being shared by special interest groups is wrong and politically motivated, resulting in some people reaching misguided conclusions about what we do. The fact is our sole job is to help the government solve problems in ways it could not do alone – to help manage unprecedented humanitarian crises, dramatically improve the standard of care for vulnerable people, and meet other critical needs efficiently and innovatively.

It’s clear that this group would rather use divisive rhetoric and falsehoods than engage in a fact-based discussion about the many challenges facing our country that we work every day to address. Despite the protesters' choice to engage in disruptive behavior, CoreCivic employees are continuing to keep communities safe, enroll thousands of inmates in reentry programs that prepare them for life after prison, and help manage humanitarian crises. We simply will not be deterred from helping the most vulnerable among us, and we’ve been gratified by the outpouring of support we’ve received encouraging us to keep working with our government partners to solve problems in ways they could not do alone. 

Immigrant Detention Fact Sheet 


CoreCivic Statement Regarding Immigration Policies and Family Separation - June 20, 2018

CoreCivic cares deeply about every person in our care. None of our facilities provides housing for children who aren’t under the supervision of a parent.

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CoreCivic Statement Regarding Coverage by WSMV of Trousdale Turner Correctional Center - June 28, 2017

Although we are still reviewing Channel 4’s report in detail, what is already clear is there are numerous factual errors, blatant omissions and gross mischaracterizations. This is not surprising.

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