Unreported Immigrant Deaths

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

New York Times reporter Nina Bernstein discusses deaths in immigration jails, which for years have gone uncounted and unnamed in the public record. She looks into why so little is reported by officials about who these people were and how they died. You can read Nina Bernstein's article "Officials Hid Truth of Immigrant Deaths in Jail" here.


Nina Bernstein

Comments [6]

jamilah from greenpoint

Can your guest talk about ISAP, which is a Department of Homeland Security program in which immigrants subject to removal proceedings are fitted with radio frequency (RF) and GPS monitoring ankle bracelets?

Jan. 20 2010 12:58 PM
Juan from Nj

Your guest failed to address
the question of right to an attorney.
There is one but to no expense to the gov.
In other words, not really.
Imm. is Quasi-crim. And thus
the constitution does not fully apply.

Jan. 20 2010 12:51 PM
Janet Jaidi from Bronxville, NY

Why was this article in the Style Magazine rather than
the Sunday Magazine? Many people, including me, do
not expect to find anything of substance in a fashion rag.
It should have been in the Sunday issue, which more people read for serious stories. I threw out the Style
section but will now read the article on line. In the future, I will check to see if the Style section contains more than just boring fashion news.

Jan. 20 2010 12:49 PM
Alex from Brooklyn

Does your guest know if most immigrants terrorists?

Caus e according to our politicians there are terrorist every where.

Jan. 20 2010 12:47 PM
Sandy from Union Square

As long as we're talking about democrats losing power, I can't believe a president with an immigrant background (like much of his constituents, including me) there wasn't any kind of improvement on this. He even made it a point to say immigration would have to wait. It's got to be (outside of extraordinary rendition) one of the uglier undersides to the country right now.

Jan. 20 2010 12:43 PM

errrrr, that's called an ILLEGAL immigrant.

Another ivory tower liberal's misguided misinterpretation of the facts.

Jan. 20 2010 12:41 PM

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