In Part 2, José Olivares discusses his reporting, the number of mentally ill detainees in ICE custody and the impact of individual stories like Efraín Romero de la Rosa's.
How Solitary Confinement Kills: Torture and Stunning Neglect Ends in Suicide at Privately Run ICE Prison
EXCLUSIVE: Correction Staff at ICE Jail Skirted Rules with Mentally Ill Detainee who Hanged Himself
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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