Neglect in ICE Detention Centers with José Olivares (Part 1)

Premiere DateSep 2, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:46 José Olivares Preface
01:17 Telling Efraín Romero de la Rosa's Story
04:31 Similarities Between Cases
06:22 Neglect From CoreCivic Staff
09:38 Outro
10:23 Nighttime Drive Jay Som
13:37 Finish

Journalist José Olivares joins the show to discuss his feature story about the suicide of Efraín Romero de la Rosa, a Mexican immigrant with a history of mental illness diagnoses who spent four months in ICE custody—and died on the 21st day of solitary confinement at Stewart Detention Center.

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Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…