Wednesday, April 7, 2010
U.S.: Immigration Detention Abuses Continue
Source: Inter Press Service
NEW YORK, Mar 31, 2010 - More abuses in the U.S. immigration detention system came to light last week when it was revealed that two mentally disabled men continue to be held in detention while facing possible deportation for criminal assault convictions, despite having already served their time.
According to separate lawsuits filed in federal court, the two Mexican immigrants, Jose Franco-Gonzalez, 29, of Costa Mesa and Guillermo Gomez-Sanchez, 48, of San Bernardino, "have languished in detention facilities for years because authorities deemed them mentally incompetent." "Their deportation.......... read full story: Inter Press Service
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