2 migrant detention centers run by ICE have been closed by the Biden admin amid allegations of abuse and misconduct.
The C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in Bristol County, Massachusetts, and the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, both which were run by ICE will by shut down.
Fox News reported “there are ongoing investigations into accusations of misconduct and abuse – including a claim that unwanted medical procedures were carried out on migrants in one of the facilities.”
The Bristol facility is holding 7 detainees, Irwin has 114 according to the Washington Post.
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorka said in a memo to acting ICE Director Tae Johnson. “allow me to state one foundational principle: We will not tolerate the mistreatment of individuals in civil immigration detention or substandard conditions of detention.”