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Immigration Law

Pork-Barrel Politics Keep Alabama Immigration Jail Open: NBC on Etowah

Hats off to Lisa Riordan Seville and Hannah Rappleye, NBC News, for exposing, in detail, how ICE bowed to political pressure to keep a sub-par immigration jail (Etowah County Detention Center, a.k.a. 'hell on Earth') open in Gadsden, Alabama.  Here are the links:

When feds sought to shutter immigration jail, politics intervened

Immigrant detainees land in limbo in Alabama jail

Paperwork hitch landed this immigrant in 'hell on Earth'