Contracting firms are benefitting from migrant family separation policy

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Central American immigrant families wait outside a Catholic Charities 'respite center.' Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

Intelligence and defense contracting companies are advertising for employment opportunities — to assist the U.S. government with undocumented children after they've been separated from their families, the Daily Beast reports.

The bottom line: The practice, recently adopted by the Trump administration, has been widely and strongly criticized as a violation of rights, and at least one of the companies being called in to help has a record with discrimination and harassment, per the Daily Beast.