The Adelanto Detention Facility is again in the center of controversy, allegedly using protests taking place outside the facility as an excuse to mistreat detainees.
Since 2003, 19 detainees have died within Arizona’s detention centers.
Seven immigrant children have died under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policies.
JeanCarlo Jimenez is one of 179 immigrants to die in U.S. custody since 2003. The missteps and errors of ICE and its contractors have led to concerns about the safety of immigrant detainees.
Capital & Main’s new project, Deadly Detention, is intended to give names and faces to undocumented immigrants who have died in federal detention, and to explain how they met such sad fates in the country most had come to in search of better lives.