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9 Asylum Seekers Continue Hunger Strike in New Jersey’s Bergen County Jail

HeadlineNov 24, 2020

In more immigration news, nine immigrants being held at the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey have been on hunger strike for nearly two weeks. The prisoners are demanding their release amid growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 in the crowded and squalid facility. Several of them have health problems, including kidney disease, making them more vulnerable to worsening COVID symptoms.

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