Immigrants at Key West Jail Report Abuse, Neglect, and Extreme Isolation

ALEXI C. CARDONA | DECEMBER 20, 2019 | 9:00AM Ron W. didn’t know what had landed him in solitary confinement until he heard the word “obstruction.” While waiting in line for his medication at the Monroe County jail in Key West, he began to sing Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” In response, Ron was disciplined for “obstructing the pill line” and sent to isolation for …

Report slams medical care, solitary confinement in Florida immigration detention centers

BY MONIQUE O. MADAN DECEMBER 10, 2019 12:17 PM National civil rights and immigration lawyers are calling on state and federal officials to mandate complete oversight of all adult immigration detention facilities in Florida following a scathing report by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Americans for Immigrant Justice released Monday. The 104-page report highlights “substandard” conditions at Florida’s four adult …

Nuevo informe muestra condiciones inhumanas desenfrenadas en el sur de Florida Instalaciones de detención de inmigrantes

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 9 de diciembre de 2019 Contacto: Larry Hannan / Southern Poverty Law Center larry.han @ splcenter.org / (850) 661-0934 Contacto: Mackenzie Sheldon / Americans for Immigrant Justice / (305) 573-1106, ext. 1300 MIAMI – La agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) de EE. UU. no ha garantizado la seguridad y el bienestar de los inmigrantes …