ICE: bleak picture of detention system
POSTED: Monday, October 10, 2011 - 2:57am
UPDATED: Monday, October 10, 2011 - 8:54am
Documenting continues of flagrant violations
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have continued to use troubled detention facilities despite documenting flagrant violations of their own detention standards, including poor medical care and mistreatment of detainees, new internal records show.
Two years ago, top ICE officials announced plans to create a "truly civil" detention system and improve oversight of the sprawling network of detention centers, private prisons and state and local jails that house hundreds of thousands of detainees annually.
To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/ICE-paints-bleak-picture-of-detention-system-2209428.php