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Another Needless Death in US Immigration Detention

Expand In this April 13, 2009 file photo, detainees leave the the cafeteria at the Stewart Detention Facility immigration facility in Lumpkin, Georgia. © 2009 AP Photo/Kate Brumback, File Another man has died in US custody at an abusive immigrant detention center. Pedro Arriago-Santoya’s heart stopped on Wednesday, making the 44-year-old Mexican the fourth person to die in the past two years at CoreCivic’s Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin. Official and media reports describe a facility plagued by unsanitary conditions and “harassment, foul language, and obstruction of religious practices…

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