Protect public health by stopping the pipeline into immigration detention squib

Our patient’s voice trembled as she shared how her husband was released from jail only to be transferred immediately to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). She revealed the extra shifts she worked to provide for her family and how she relied on her 16-year-old daughter to care for her other children. Tears fell as she described her anxiety over his possible deportation and the family’s trepidation he will be exposed to COVID-19 in the detention center’s close quarters.

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