Hunger Strikes Erupt in Immigration-Detention Facilities

Hunger strikes erupted in fall 2015 at a number of for-profit immigration detention facilities, protesting long detentions, inadequate health care, staff abuses and living conditions. The protests included facilities in California, Texas and Louisiana. More than 300 men stopped eating meals at the Adelanto detention center in California, reported the Los Angeles Times. The Adelanto … Continue reading Hunger Strikes Erupt in Immigration-Detention Facilities