According to an article on, assistant secretary of homeland security for US ICE, John Morton, acknowledges that the current detention system needs improvement  and vows to move the agency in the right direction.

Deficient medical care for immigrants sometimes resulting in death is the number one issue that needs to be addressed.¬† Revamping the detention system is one step that can be taken imminently while we await other necessary reforms to this country’s broken immigration system.¬† The chances of CIR being enacted this year are very slim given that even the President’s health care reform effort is on the rocks.

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I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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