ACLU of FL cites inhumane treatment of detainees at ICE facility in Northeast Florida

Then-Congressman Al Lawson addresses a crowd who gathered to protest Trump administration immigration policies in front of the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee in 2019. Photo by Mitch Perry

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Attorneys for the ACLU of Florida and medical professionals made the case on Tuesday that undocumented immigrants who are being detained at an ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) facility in northeast Florida continue to suffer from egregious forms of medical neglect.

On a Zoom conference call, ACLU of Florida officials said that they have tracked approximately 140 different complaints of medical neglect of individuals at Baker County Detention

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