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L.A. immigrant who spent six months in detention describes harsh conditions at Adelanto facility

From his cell at the Adelanto immigration detention facility on July 11, 2017, Romulo Avelica Gonzalez scrawled out a journal entry on lined notebook paper.

“Another person hanged himself,” he wrote in Spanish. “Lost asylum.”

It was one of five suicide attempts over the course of eight months at…


Source: Los Angeles Times

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