The ‘Big Short’ Michael Burry now only owns this one stock: Meet the company that profits the more people are put behind bars

fortune.com Private prison and detention facility manager Geo Group enjoyed a boom under Trump thanks to the incarceration of undocumented migrants, but has lost business ever since the Democrats retook the White House.

3rd sailboat carrying migrants reaches southern Greek island

apnews.com ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say another sailboat carrying dozens of migrants arrived Thursday at Kythera, the third in just under two days to make it to the southern island that isn't on the usual route...

Morocco: 13 migrants sent to prison for Spain crossing bid

apnews.com RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan court has sentenced 13 migrants, mostly from Sudan, to 2½ years in prison over a mass attempt to scale the border fence separating Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.The...

Judge: Anti-immigration group's environment suit can proceed

apnews.com BOSTON (AP) — An anti-immigration group has scored a legal victory in its federal lawsuit arguing the Biden administration violated environmental law when it halted construction of the U.S. southern border wall and...

Little talk of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon

apnews.com RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In the Brazilian Amazon these days, it's nearly impossible to run for office talking up the environment. More common is a scene like this: A candidate for Congress parades a helicopter — the...

Challenge Launched To UK's GPS Monitoring Of Migrants

forbes.com Privacy International (PI) has launched a challenge to the UK government's use of GPS ankle tags to monitor migrants released on immigration bail.

Four members of U.S. Congress ask Biden to name new Haiti special envoy

investing.com MIAMI - Four members of the United States Congress have called on the Biden administration to name a new Special Envoy for Haiti, as rampant gang violence continues to cripple the impoverished Caribbean nation. The...

2 brothers charged with conspiracy in deadly smuggling crash

apnews.com ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two brothers from Mexico are facing federal charges after fleeing from U.S. authorities in late July and crashing their vehicle, killing two and injuring 10 others just miles from the...

UK sees biggest rise in foreign workers since COVID-19 pandemic

investing.com By David Milliken LONDON - Britain recorded its biggest rise in foreign workers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the year to June, driven overwhelmingly by workers from outside the European Union,...

Turkey-Greece migrants: 38 people found stranded on tiny, unnamed island

bbc.com The group - including a pregnant woman and seven children - have been stuck since mid-July.

Eleven convicted of gang-rape in 2002 Hindu-Muslim riots go free

investing.com By Sumit Khanna AHMEDABAD, India - Eleven Hindu men jailed for life for the gang-rape of a pregnant Muslim woman during Hindu-Muslim riots in 2002 have been freed on remission, officials said on Tuesday, drawing...

Sri Lanka's state of emergency won't be extended

investing.com COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's state of emergency imposed in the middle of last month will not be extended when it lapses this week, the president's media office said on Tuesday. By Sumit Khanna AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) -...

Greece says it will try to retrieve migrant girl's body from river islet

investing.com ATHENS - Greece will try to retrieve the body of a five-year-old girl who died on a river islet on the Greece-Turkey border where she had been among a group of migrants stranded there for several days, Migration...

Migrant Apprehensions Surpass a Fiscal Year Record

nytimes.com Border officials already had apprehended more migrants by June than they had in the entire previous fiscal year, and are on track to exceed two million by the end of September.

Korea Inc's foreign labour crunch puts older workers back in factories

investing.com By Cynthia Kim SEOUL - When Hwang Kwang-jo's factory in Seoul faced a staffing crunch earlier this year after the departure of Nepalese workers and younger locals, he hired a 61-year-old to pick up some of the...