Fearing coronavirus spread, lawyers for immigrant detainees urge their release

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A Cuban asylum seeker with breast cancer who has been detained since November is...

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - A Cuban asylum seeker with breast cancer who has been detained since November is among dozens of people seeking to be released by U.S. immigration authorities amid fears that the coronavirus could spread quickly in densely populated detention facilities.

The immigrants are seeking to be released in the United States while they pursue asylum and other claims to avoid being returned to their home countries. The global spread of the virus has shown that people who are elderly or have serious underlying health conditions are particularly vulnerable to serious illness or death from COVID-19.

The American Civil Liberties Union sued ICE in federal court on Monday in Washington state seeking the release of nine medically vulnerable detainees in Tacoma, an area hard hit by the outbreak.U.S. President Donald Trump’s hardline policies toward immigration have been a hallmark of his presidency and his bid for re-election this year. His administration has sought to detain more people in the country illegally.

FILE PHOTO: A detainee talks with an employee in an exam room in the medial unit during a media tour at Northwest ICE Processing Center, one of 31 dedicated ICE facilities that house immigration detainees, in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. December 16, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

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Fukc that sh!t!

Uninitiated newcomers are essential to the future of our global utopia. The surrounding communities where they may be released, not so much, as the ROI growth potential for political influence over longtime citizens is not worth the necessary expenditures or investments.

Sounds like a great idea

Release them right back to their home countries. Sounds great.

Lmfao, deport everyone of them. 700club cbngordon randpaul realDonaldTrump kennedynation foxnews sandrasmithfox dbongino marklevinshow rushlimbaugh danarohrabacher jaysekulow judgenap tedcruz

Seriously return ALL detainees to there own country immediately and use there beds for the homeless and needy

Yeah send them the hell back to where they originally came from

Release back into their countries

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