ICE Detainees Have COVID, Aurora ‘illustrative example’ of Problems in California Injunction

As COVID hits detainees, many concerns for attorneys, clients and safety abound

Immigrant rights advocates are asking a federal judge to force Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take proactive measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus through detention centers. And according to reports from ICE, the pandemic is already making its way inside such facilities. ICE announced April 2 that six detainees across the nation have tested positive for COVID-19, though some of the detainees who tested positive “may no longer be in ICE custody.” The report came on the heels of the motion for an emergency injunction in a case concerning the agency’s medical care, and deta

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