Intolerable Conditions at L.A. Immigration Holding Tank Will End After Lawsuit Settlement

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This settlement represents another stride in achieving basic human rights for detainees.
“Immigrants detained in a federal detention center in downtown Los Angeles can no longer be held for weeks on end in crowded cells without drinking water, changes of clothing or sanitary napkins, or be deprived of their ability to defend themselves, under the terms of a settlement announced today.” ACLU, Sept. 17, 2009.