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geo group: They are challenging it in federal court and have won the right to sue the Denver-area detention centre 's operator on behalf of an estimated 60,000 people held there over a decade, according to Metro News. The former detainees allege the GEO Group is exploiting people in the 1,500-bed centre to keep it operating with just one full-time janitor. Some also volunteer to do jobs as varied as landscaping, more cleaning and cutting other inmates' hair, but the pay is always the same 1 a day.A group of former detainees says the system borders on modern-day slavery. The company reported 2.2 billion in revenue and had nearly 163 million in adjusted net income last year. Immigration detention centres are roughly the equivalent of jails in the criminal justice system places where people accused of civil violations of immigration law wait until their cases are resolved. The case could have broad consequences for the private prison industry, which hopes to cash in on demand for more detention space as the Trump administration cracks down on illegal immigration. ( As reported in the news.