ICE Detainee Dies in For-Profit Georgia Immigrant Detention Center
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ICE Detainee Dies in For-Profit Georgia Immigrant Detention Center

Immigration detention isn’t just costly—it’s deadly. Efrain De La Rosa, a 40-year-old Mexican national, was found unresponsive in his cell at Georgia’s Stewart Detention Center on July 10 and was pronounced dead soon after, according to CNN. The cause of death appears to be suicide, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced last week.  Continue reading

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Women say immigrant detention guards retained despite abuse

In a Monday statement, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund said the women alleged that guards retained their jobs at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, despite sexually abusing them. MALDEF says it conveyed the women’s demand in a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. An agency spokesman didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Continue reading