Poor medical care has resulted in multiple deaths in immigration jails around the nation. The National Immigrant Justice Center, Human Rights Watch, American Civil Liberties Union, and Detention Watch Network's report, Code Red, was based on the analysis of independent medical experts and found that Immigration and Customs Enforcement publicly available reviews of eight of 15 deaths over the course of a year and a half show that inadequate medical care contributed or led to a person’s death.
Human Rights Watch: US: Poor Medical Care, Deaths, in Immigrant Detention (6/20/18)
The Nation: More Immigrants Died in Detention in Fiscal Year 2017 Than in Any Year Since 2009 (6/20/18)
Washington Post: Report: Half of recent immigrant detainee deaths due to inadequate medical care (6/20/18)
San Antonio Current: Study Links Deaths at Immigrant Detention Facilities to Poor Medical Care (6/20/18)