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Revealed: Photos of immigrant detention centers in US

As we all know, President of The United States, Donald Trump is critical about enacting laws that ban immigrants from countries he believes terrorists are traveling to the United States which some section are oppose to.


Higher perspective reported that immigration authorities have been quietly rounding up hundreds of undocumented citizens in more than five states and now we’re just starting to figure out where they’re ending up. It turns out, they’re being held at detention centers ran by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). These two agencies serve under the Department of Homeland Security, yet are never held accountable for inhumane prison conditions in the United States. The people they put in the camps aren’t technically U.S. citizens, meaning they aren’t to be treated with the same basic rights that a documented citizen would have. Much of what we know about these centers comes from a legal complaint lodged by the National Immigration Law Center (NILC). The complaint stated that over 200,000 people have been sent to these camps in the past two years. And while Homeland Security maintains that people are never to be held for more than 12 hours, the NILC says that large numbers of immigrants have reportedly been crammed into cells meant for just a few people for up to 72 hours.
 The worst part is that these cells, which are often called “hieleras” (“iceboxes” in Spanish), are incredibly cold; something that the detention centers use as a form of punitive punishment. According to NBC, A Sector of Tucson in Pennsylvania, Berks County Residential Center (BCRC), held more than 40 families until their cases will be arbitrated on by the immigration court. “You have agents that are wearing their boots, gear, and bulletproof vests and running around in the desert,” Jennifer Podkul of the Women’s Refugee Commission told Mother Jones. “A comfortable temperature for them is different for a person who’s been in the desert for several days, is wearing a tank top, and is very, very sweaty—and then sits there for two or three days.” “I’ve talked to children who took the toilet paper they got and laid it on the floor and laid down on that, because it’s one barrier between them and the cement floor,” Photos: higherperspective

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