Government Investigates Allegations of Abuse in Two Immigration Facilities

May 28, 2003

Detained in the USA: Behind the INS Curtain, Democracy Now!’s Noah Reibel airs the voices of detainees and their familes at detention centers.

Immigrant attorneys and advocates have compared the detention of Muslims post 9-11 to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Now the government is investigating allegations of abuse in two immigration facilities: Passaic County Jail in Patterson, New Jersey and the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.

Right now, a report from Noah Reibel, who is a student at Columbia journalism school.

  • Detained in the U.S.A., by Noah Reibel.