[TIME] Hundreds of Immigrants Imprisoned in the U.S. Are Being Held 'Incommunicado'

A group of lawyers sued the U.S. government to allow them access to hundreds of immigrants who were transferred to a federal prison in California recently and who are being held “incommunicado.” The federal government has said it wants to house about 1,000 detained immigrants in Victorville as part of its “zero-tolerance” policy under which it intends to prosecute every misdemeanor illegal entry violation, according to the complaint in federal court in Los Angeles. Since June 12, the government has been transferring detained immigrants from other parts of the county to the prison pending their proceeding. Read the full story here 

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