#TakeAction – June 21, 2019

Happy Friday! Let’s #TakeAction for Friday, June 21st!

🔶 Demand the end of concentration camps for refugees

1. (ACTION) Call Congresswoman Schrier and Senators Cantwell and Murray, urge them to demand the Administration correct the deficiencies at immigration detainee facilities reported by the DHS Inspector General.

Background:
A Department of Homeland Security report on conditions at detention facilities found nooses in detainee cells, overly restrictive segregation, inadequate medical care, significant food safety issues, dilapidated and moldy bathrooms, inadequate clothing and hygiene item availability, unnecessary bans on visitors

Sources:
DHS OIG Report: https://www.oig.dhs.gov/…/2019-06/OIG-19-47-Jun19.pdf
Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/…/family-arrests-at-u-s-mexico…
Washington Post:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/df2a0008-8712-11e9…
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/381cf6da-8235-11e9…
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/ice-deported-veterans…
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/143fdec8-7e64-11e9…
https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/ec5a8a3e-86ec-11e9…
Miami Herald: https://www.miamiherald.com/…/imm…/article231075518.html https://migrantjustice.afsc.org/
NBC: https://www.nbcnews.com/…/botched-family-reunifications…
ProPublica: https://www.propublica.org/…/over-200-allegations-of…
CNN: https://edition.cnn.com/…/inspector-general-warns…/

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