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Deadly Fire Spurs Scrutiny of Mexican Immigration Detention Centers

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2023
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CIUDAD JUÁREZ, México—The deaths of at least 39 migrants in a fire at a detention center in this border city across from El Paso, Texas, has increased scrutiny of the conditions at detention facilities run by Mexico’s immigration agency. Mexicans were appalled by a surveillance video showing migrants trapped in smoke-filled locked cells after some of the detainees set fire to mats in protest on Monday night. Two guards appeared to make no attempt to open cell doors to let the detained men out. The facility is used to hold...

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