Migrant Women, Children Allege Harsh Conditions, Sexual Assault at For-Profit Texas Immigration Jail

Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!


In a family detention facilities south of San Antonio, 500 women and children await deportation, some of whom have accused guards of sexually assaulting them. This article includes case studies including a recently release El Salvador national who came with her 7 year old daughter who suffers from brain cancer, an immigration attorney who has worked with migration cases involving sexual assault, and coordinator of Grass-roots Leadership on their new report, ‘For Profit Family Detention’.