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Did ICE ignore health and safety standards for jailed immigrants?

Feb 26, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Did Immigration and Customs Enforcement turn a blind eye to abusive conditions confronting thousands of immigrants jailed without being convicted of a crime?

Apparently so, according to a report by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General.

Instead of using all the tools available to hold operators of immigrant detention facilities accountable for rampant health and safety violations, ICE did not impose financial penalties when it could have. Agency officials ...