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Salvadoran immigrant held at Adelanto ICE facility dies
Salvadoran immigrant held at Adelanto ICE facility dies

An immigrant rights group is calling for an independent investigation after a Salvadoran man died while in U.S. immigration custody after months of incarceration at a privately run detention center that has been accused of medical neglect in the past. Raul Ernesto Morales-Ramos, 44, died Monday after being transferred from Adelanto Detention Center to a hospital in Palmdale, according to a statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He had been in ICE custody since 2010, and was fighting extradition to El Salvador to face criminal charges, the agency said Tuesday. According to ICE, Morales-Ramos was taken to the hospital on Friday after he experienced “unusual...

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