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Salvadoran Woman Who Suffered 7 Seizures in ICE Custody Finally Released

HeadlineFeb 08, 2016

A Salvadoran woman who suffered seven seizures while in immigration custody has been released from a for-profit detention center in Texas after a public outcry. Susana Arévalo was detained last month in one of the Obama administration’s raids targeting Central American families seeking asylum. She told Democracy Now! officials had prevented her from attending her medical appointments for epilepsy. To hear an excerpt of our interview with Arévalo from detention you can go to democracynow.org.

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