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Inside the ICE Detainee Hunger Strikes Across the Country

Across the U.S., migrants say they face cramped quarters, soap and disinfectant shortages, and violent threats from guards

When the guards came in on May 6 to tell the detainees that someone in their unit had died, Alberto had already gone 17 days without eating. Dozens of others in the…




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Jack Herrera

Jack Herrera

…is an independent reporter covering immigration, refugee issues and human rights. His work has appeared in The Nation, Pacific Standard, and USA TODAY.

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