COVID-19 in ICE Detention Centers

Claire Woolson, Elizabeth Tsuang, Hanna Maillard, Leticia Camacho, Raymond Astorga
SocGen 2021W
World in a Grain of Sand Award

ICE detainees are ill and dying, and we need to talk about why. In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, ICE employees at a detention facility in Adelanto, CA sprayed detainees with HDQ Neutral, a toxic disinfectant, causing skin irritation, nose bleeds, coughing, and nausea.