NYLPI Detained and Denied Report on NY1

October 13, 2017

Health Justice, Immigrant Justice, Media Coverage, News

County jails continue to fail to provide medical care to people whom ICE confines while they await immigration proceedings.  NYLPI’s February 2017 report detailing the deplorable conditions and lack of medical attention at the jails was mentioned in NY1 report profiling a recent individual’s experience.  His medical needs went untreated for so long that an Immigration Judge released him in order to receive medical treatment.  NYLPI continues to advocate for better medical care for people confined to immigration detention and hold the jails and ICE accountable.

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