Title

Immigration Detainees Seek Prison-Rape Protection

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

12-13-2011

Abstract

Human rights advocates are calling on the Obama administration to do more to protect people in immigration detention centers from sexual assault. A new federal rule that will take effect next year covers inmates in jails and prisons, but some Homeland Security officials want an exemption for facilities that house illegal immigrants.

Source Publication

NPR's All Things Considered

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