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Tue Dec 29, 2020, 11:29 PM

"To stay or to go? Amid COVID outbreaks, migrants face the starkest of choices" (Unbelievable Evil)


To stay or to go?
Amid coronavirus outbreaks, migrants face the starkest of choices:
Risking their lives in U.S. detention or returning home to the dangers they fled


Kevin Euceda believed he was in imminent danger.

Down the hall in the immigration detention center where he was being held, a man whose psychiatric visits had been suspended because of the pandemic was hallucinating and screaming.
Others were shivering and sweating, scared they were going to die.
Surrounded by so much sickness, Kevin was growing desperate to find a way out.

A migrant who said he came to the United States when he was 17 years old to escape gang threats in Honduras, Kevin had been living for nearly three years in a place that was now being overrun by covid-19.

In 2018, Armor was criminally charged with falsifying records to give the appearance that staffers had been checking on a man as he died of dehydration in his cell.

In other instances, Armor has hired medical staff with disciplinary records
, including the sole doctor at Farmville, Teresa Moore, who had been reprimanded twice by the state medical board, and also had her license restricted,


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Reply "To stay or to go? Amid COVID outbreaks, migrants face the starkest of choices" (Unbelievable Evil) (Original post)
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Wed Dec 30, 2020, 01:48 AM

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