COVID-19 Death at Otay Mesa Detention Center | Guest: Anthony Alexandre, Detainee at Otay Mesa
Amid a raging pandemic, immigrant detainees say they are double bunked in cells and that guards don’t wear protective equipment.
From health care workers to immigrant detainees, efforts to acquire protective face coverings are complicated by bureaucratic resistance.
Despite warnings from public health experts, ICE still holds nearly 35,000 detainees in close quarters.
Immigrant detainees are not convicted criminals, yet they suffer hostile, prison-like conditions in America for years at a time.