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IMMIGRANTS HELD IN SOLITARY CELLS OFTEN

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WASHINGTON — On any given day, about 300 immigrants are held in solitary confinement at the 50 largest detention facilities that make up the sprawling patchwork of holding centers nationwide overseen by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, according to new federal data.


Nearly half are isolated for 15 days or more, the point at which psychiatric experts say they are at risk for severe mental harm, with about 35 detainees kept for more than 75 days.

While the records do not indicate why immigrants were put in solitary, an adviser who helped the immigration agency review the numbers estimated that two-thirds of the cases involved disciplinary infractions like breaking rules, talking back to guards or getting into fights. Immigrants were also regularly isolated because they were viewed as a threat to other detainees or personnel or for protective purposes when the immigrant was gay or mentally ill.

The United States has come under sharp criticism at home and abroad for relying…

HOLLYWOOD´S NEW RELEASES

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Hello friends, enjoy the hottest releases from Hollywood.
The Croods (PG)- This animated film, is a family oriented movie, which was directed by Chris Sanders, and tells  the story of a family who takes their first road trip together. After the family’s cave is destroyed they must find a new home and this is where their fun thrilled adventure begins.  It starts off bad, and gets worse.  A movie that has action and laughter and families can enjoy together. 
With Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone among other actors. 
Olympus Has Fallen (rated R)- If your more of an action, drama type of movie person this is a must see this week. After the white house gets broken into and the president is kidnapped, the national security team must act fast in order to stabilize control in the White House and save the president. Directed by Antoine Fuqua and actors Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd this action, adventure, drama filled movie is scheduled to be a hit in theatres.


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