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

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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