En la tercera parte de la serie “Vivir bajo las sombras”, conocemos cuánto cuesta y quién paga los gastos de arrestar y recluir a los inmigrantes.
An estimated 400,000 people end up in one of the 250 detention centers across the United States annually -- the majority being Hispanic.
As many as 1 in 4 of those detained have chronic medical conditions. Medical neglect can lead to deteriorated health and, in Fernando Dominguez Valdivia's case, death.
Fatal errors and lack of adequate medical care in immigration detention centers bring suffering to detainees and their families.
In 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) held a record-breaking 429,000 undocumented immigrants in over 250 detention facilities across the country. The hours and days those they are placed in detention centers have caused lasting medical and health effects.