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How McKinsey Helped The Trump Administration Detain And Deport Immigrants

But the firm’s work supporting the Trump administration’s immigration clampdown has continued. Just a week after Sneader announced that the ICE engagement was over, McKinsey signed a $2 million contract to advise Customs and Border Protection as it drafted a new border strategy to replace the Obama administration’s approach, and it has since signed still another contract with CBP — worth up to $8.4 million — that will keep the firm at the agency through September 2020 at least. Continue reading

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McKinsey Proposed ICE Cut Spending on Food and Medical Care for Detained Migrants to Reduce Costs

McKinsey’s ICE work ended in July 2018, and it’s not totally clear to what extent the firm’s suggested food and shelter cuts were implemented, if at all. But its work on the issue is far from over. After its ICE contract ran out, McKinsey slid over and is working on a $10 million gig with Customs and Border Protection that will run at least through September 2020. Continue reading

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Lawmakers press for ICE reforms after fake school report

“Instances like this situation in Michigan sour public opinion, or have to have the promise of souring public opinion. But the reality is that when it comes to the Trump administration, ICE has a lot of support within DHS, within the White House, and certainly within the political base that put the president into the White House,” said García Hernández. Continue reading