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Agency watchdog slams conditions at ICE detention facilities

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees' rights.

The Office of Inspector General made unannounced visits to four facilities in California, Louisiana, Colorado and New Jersey between May and November of last year, according to a report published Thursday. The facilities together house about 5,000 detainees.

In an Adelanto, California detention facility, inspectors found nooses in detainee cells, the segregation of certain detainees...



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