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'