California Lawmakers Seek Immigration Detention Standards – Times of San Diego

 

Source: As ICE Expands Immigrant Detention, California Lawmakers Seek Standards – Times of San Diego

Trash-strewn cells, moldy showers, broken telephones, excessive use of solitary confinement, and “slimy, foul-smelling lunch meat.”

These are the conditions that detainees face inside one of southern California’s largest immigration detention facilities, according to a report this month by federal inspectors who visited the Theo Lacy Facility, an 11-acre jail complex run by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

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