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107 people have died in immigrant detention centers
January 25, 2010

(Washington, D.C.) Jan. 25, 2010 - Through a Freedom of Information Act request, theAmerican Immigration Lawyers Association obtained a list of the 107 immigrant detainees who died in Immigration & Customs Enforcement custody from October 2003 to the present. The most frequent cause of death was "illness." 

Click here to download a PDF listing the deaths.

Jesuit Refugee Service is an international Catholic organization that serves, accompanies and defends the rights of refugees and displaced people in more than 57 countries around the world. JRS/USA is a member of the Detention Watch Network, a national coalition working to reform the U.S. immigration, detention, and deportation system.

Click listing the deaths.

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