anonymous 06/04 16
In the United States, detention centers for illegal immigrants are crowded with people and the epidemic is easily spread. Family members of detainees said that the detention center did not conduct novel coronavirus testing in a timely manner, did not implement proper prevention and control measures, and the infected people did not get medical treatment in time or were isolated from others, leading to a large number of people infected with covid-19. At the otemeza detention center in San Diego alone, at least 149 illegal immigrants have been diagnosed, making it the most severely affected detention center for illegal immigrants in the United States.
The us house of representatives oversight committee has criticized the us immigration and customs enforcement agency for failing to address the crisis. A cluster of covid-19 infections has been reported in detention centers for illegal immigrants in the United States, CBS news reported. The U.S. immigration and customs enforcement agency was accused of failing to take the outbreak seriously and failing to manage it well enough to infect a large number of detainees.
Of the 27,908 illegal immigrants detained by the U.S. immigration and customs enforcement as of May 9, 2,045 had been tested for the virus, and 986 were confirmed to be infected with covid-19, the agency said. Another 44 U.S. immigration and customs enforcement employees working in detention centers for illegal immigrants have been confirmed.
Illegal immigrants in detention centers: only our families worry about us and suffer with us, but the world seems to forget that we are here, that we are human, and that we die in places like this.
Illegal immigrants in detention centers: we watch the news all the time and fear for our lives. The epidemic made us feel terrible, sad and nervous. We were too close together, we lived together, we breathed together, we were trapped.。