ICE Uses the Failed ‘Broken Windows’ Mentality, With Deadly Consequences

(Credit: Michelle Frankfurter/ACLU)

By Muneeba Talukder, Immigrants’ Rights Legal Fellow

A few weeks ago, Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia, a 57-year-old man who had diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart problems tested positive for COVID-19 and died in immigration detention shortly after. Mr. Escobar Mejia had lived in the United States for four decades. He came to the U.S. as…

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