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DHS CRCL Issues Memo Describing Complaints and Allegations Regarding Inadequate Medical and Mental Health Care Provided by ICE

3/20/19 AILA Doc. No. 19122603. Detention & Bond, Removal & Relief

BuzzFeed News obtained a DHS CRCL memo to ICE, dated 3/20/19, issued after DHS CRCL received information from DHS OIG alleging that ICE Health Services Corps systematically provided inadequate mental and mental health care and oversight to immigration detainees, including reports of detainees being given incorrect medication, suffering from delays in treating withdrawal symptoms, and one who was allowed to become so mentally unstable he required reparative surgery.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19122603.