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Judge denounces conduct at for-profit ICE detention facility, accuses official of lying to cover up ‘deliberate indifference’ to the lives of immigrants during pandemic

US Judge Vince Chhabria on Thursday accused an ICE official of lying to cover up the “deliberate indifference” to the lives of immigrants at a privately-run detention centre. Over the summer, over half of those detained at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Centre contracted COVID-19. In the past two weeks, […]
Judge denounces conduct at for-profit ICE detention facility, accuses official of lying to cover up ‘deliberate indifference’ to the lives of immigrants during pandemic
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Democrats seek to ban ICE transfers linked to outbreaks of COVID-19

New legislation would prohibit ICE from transferring immigrants between facilities. In October, the US government admitted that detainee transfers have “contributed to outbreaks,” according to an internal report obtained by BuzzFeed News. At least 7,339 people detained by ICE have now tested positive for the coronavirus, eight of whom have […]
Democrats seek to ban ICE transfers linked to outbreaks of COVID-19