Express News – Detained Migrants’ Treatment Slammed

In the three years since the tent city that is the nation’s largest immigration detention center sprouted here, immigration attorney Jodi Goodwin has seen “a lot of new cars in Raymondville, Texas.”

But while the detention center has been a boon to the local economy, providing much-needed jobs, Goodwin says life for those detained inside is far from good.

She’s seen detainees’ toes blackened by fungus, heard of moldy food crawling with mealworms, fought the government for sleeves against bone-chilling air conditioning and witnessed a client lapse into a seizure in the courtroom.

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