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Victim of Sexual Abuse at the Hands of an Immigration Guard in Texas Attempts Suicide

AUSTIN — Laura, an immigrant woman from El Salvador, has been detained at the T. Don Hutto immigration detention center since May 2017. In November Laura came forward as a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of a female CoreCivic (formerly Corrections Corporation of America) detention guard. The abuse was witnessed by other guards who worked in the same facility. Those officials were forced out when they attempted to come forward with information about another incident of sexual abuse in the facility. Read more about Victim of Sexual Abuse at the Hands of an Immigration Guard in Texas Attempts Suicide

After Williamson County fails to investigate and ICE is caught lying, Laura Monterrosa prompts FBI investigation of sexual abuse in detention

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(GEORGETOWN, Texas) — At a press conference on Monday morning, advocates spoke outside Williamson County Sheriff's Office to denounce the agency’s failure to conduct an investigation of sexual assault complaints filed by women detained at Hutto Detention Center. Read more about After Williamson County fails to investigate and ICE is caught lying, Laura Monterrosa prompts FBI investigation of sexual abuse in detention

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