Advocates Protest ‘Nightmare’ PA Immigrant Detention Center

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Seeking to end detention of immigrant families in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Council members, immigration activists, and law students asked the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to investigate conditions at a detention center in Berks County, Pa., the Philadelphia Inquirer reports "The Berks detention center is a nightmare, worthy of international investigation," said Councilwoman Helen Gym. She cited health and safety concerns including outbreaks of shigella, a gastrointestinal . . .

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