ICE’s Lack of a Plan Puts People in Detention and Surrounding Communities at Risk

DENVER, CO. — The ACLU of Colorado sent a letter today to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Field Office Director John Fabbricatore demanding that he provide vaccine access to the 563 people in detention at the Aurora ICE Processing Center. The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tae Johnson making a similar demand for the more than 15,000 people in ICE custody nationwide, and ACLU affiliates in nine states — Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas — all sent similar letters to their local ICE field directors as well.

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