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USA: ‘We are adrift, about to sink’: The looming COVID-19 disaster in United States immigration detention facilities

, Index number: AMR 51/2095/2020

Amnesty International has received credible, consistent, and disturbing accounts by detainees of dangerous conditions in ICE’s immigration detention facilities, which needlessly put all those detained there at a higher risk of contracting Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). For detainees who are older or have underlying medical conditions, such exposure is more likely to be fatal.

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