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Pretending that people only should consume cookie-cutter content is detrimental for our audience, our profession and our democracy.

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When a Jamaican woman who had been held at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center died last week, it was just the latest in a series of troubling events at U.S detention centers.

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Si bien las condiciones y servicios médicos ofrecidos en el sistema de centros de inmigración han mejorado en años recientes, defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes dicen que todavía quedan muchas cosas por cambiar.

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Fatal errors and lack of adequate medical care in immigration detention centers bring suffering to detainees and their families.

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As many as 1 in 4 of those detained have chronic medical conditions. Medical neglect can lead to deteriorated health and, in Fernando Dominguez Valdivia's case, death.

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Errores mortales y falta de atención médica adecuada en los centros de detención para inmigrantes, son una realidad que cada vez derraman más lágrimas entre reclusos y familiares.

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En esta primera entrega Annabelle Sedano, muestra de primera mano los testimonios de reclusos y familiares que viven una realidad distinta a la que se suspone deben afrontar y que ponen en riesgo la salud de los internos.

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Sifting through the scientific literature on immigration and health makes one thing clear above all else: the health of immigrants is very much shaped by the particulars of their background.

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Sifting through the scientific literature on immigration and health makes one thing clear above all else: the health of immigrants is very much shaped by the particulars of their background.

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In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held a record-breaking 429,000 undocumented immigrants in over 250 detention facilities across the country. The hours and days those they are placed in detention centers have caused lasting medical and health effects.

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