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Major Health, Safety Problems Found At ICE Detention Facility In Adelanto, California05:57
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Imprisoned immigrants are seen at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Adelanto Detention Facility on September 6, 2016 in Adelanto, Calif. (David McNew/AFP/Getty Images)
Imprisoned immigrants are seen at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Adelanto Detention Facility on September 6, 2016 in Adelanto, Calif. (David McNew/AFP/Getty Images)
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Inspectors found significant health and safety risks at the Adelanto U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in California. A Nicaraguan man died after he hung himself from a noose made of bedsheets in March, 2017. Detainees also have to wait weeks and months to see doctors or to get dental care.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks to Paloma Esquivel (@palomaesquivel), a reporter with the Los Angeles Times, about conditions at the facility.

This segment aired on October 12, 2018.

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