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With or without criminal records, some immigrants spend many years in detention
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With or without criminal records, some immigrants spend many years in detention

Originally published by LA Times In 2003, Kenyan immigrant Sylvester Owino was convicted of second-degree robbery in San Diego. He finished a more than two-year prison sentence and was transferred to the Otay Mesa Detention Center as Immigration and Customs Enforcement began removal proceedings against him. Owino applied for asylum but almost 10 years went … Continue reading