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Immigration Detainees Seek Prison-Rape Protection

December 14, 2011 (1 min read)

"Human rights advocates are calling on the Obama administration to do more to protect people in immigration detention centers from sexual assault. A new federal rule that will take effect next year covers inmates in jails and prisons, but some Homeland Security officials want an exemption for facilities that house illegal immigrants." - NPR, Dec. 13, 2011.