security guards have recorded in their logbooks dozens of undocumented immigrants that have found maggots in their food.I hardly know how to react to this disgraceful news. I treat my dogs better than that.
The federal detention center located in Raymondville which houses two-thousand undocumented immigrants has received criticism for allegedly feeding detainees contaminated or rotten food.
An action 4 News investigation reveals that in one instance, over 30 detainees reported that the quantity and quality of food are deplorable, an allegation confirmed by at least two security guards.
One of those anonymous guards says: "the reason it gets contaminated it's because of the storage facility, they don't have the storage facility. They were trying to blame the companies that supposedly the food is coming in spoiled which is not true."
Detainees say they don't have toiletries to keep their most basic sanitary needs, that they have problems communicating with the outside world, nevertheless finding an attorney or any kind of legal assistance.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
Life at Ritmo: Let them eat maggots
Even those who support mass deportation of illegal immigrants surely cannot countenance the treatment of those imprisoned in Willacy County's increasingly notorious "Ritmo" facility. According to KGBT-TV ("Detention center food problems," Aug. 6):