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April 7, 2020
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"Don't let us die," plead immigrants in custody during COVID-19

“Don’t let us die,” plead the women in a story on CBS News that profiles several people including Arlet Victoria Remón Pérez, 23, who emigrated from Cuba with her girlfriend. A former medical student, Remón-Perez says women in detention are not properly protected from COVID-19 and are scared. Close quarters and lack of supplies create a contagion nightmare, say lawmakers like Cory Booker, members of the Hispanic Caucus and over a dozen organizations have called for the responsible release of detainees until their court date.

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