Wednesday, December 3, 2014

"Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia"

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/civil-rights/225058-living-nightmare-for-detained-immigrants-in-georgia

Bridget Mary's Response: This is a gross violation of human rights. We need to do everything possible to get Congress to close this horrific prison. It is a scandal to our country. Bridget Mary Meehan, ARCWP, www.arcwp.org
"Reports are mounting of a living nightmare in Lumpkin, Georgia, at Stewart, a 1,750-bed detention facility housing immigrants facing potential deportation. According to multiple interviews with detained immigrants at Stewart, they are dealing with maggots in food, improper medical care, sweltering temperatures, and in many cases no communication with staff due to no translators on site. The Corrections Corporation of America operates the facility for profit, adding fuel to an already roaring fire of opposition. ...

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