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Another Immigrant Prisoner Dies from COVID-19; Nurses Union Says U.S. Failed to Protect Medical Workers

HeadlineSep 29, 2020

Meanwhile, another immigrant has died in ICE custody. Romien Jally of the Marshall Islands is the 21st ICE prisoner to die this fiscal year — the highest death toll since 2005. He died from COVID-19.

In other news, the nation’s largest nurses union, National Nurses United, has criticized federal and state governments for failing to protect medical workers during the pandemic. At least 1,700 healthcare workers, including at least 213 registered nurses, have died from COVID-19.

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