Prisons

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In this episode of West Obsessed, the writers and editors of High Country News take a look at Adelanto, California, a desert town that has embraced the incarceration economy--a corner of our justice system that keeps innocent people, including asylum-seekers, behind bars.

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Past the razor-wire fences, beyond huge metal gates, behind thick walls, you’ll find one of the most unique dairies in the country.