More Than 2,000 people In ICE custody have been quarantined because of outbreaks of numerous infectious diseases.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers say that more than two thousand illegal immigrants are currently being held in ICE custody are quarantined for exhibiting signs of infectious diseases, including the mumps.
Will someone please explain to me how this is not a crisis?
More than 2,000 people in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases https://t.co/f08cWSPygJ
— CNN International (@cnni) March 12, 2019
More than 2,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases.
The numbers of immigrants in custody with a contagious diseases has spiked in the past year. For the previous two years, the agency has not encountered a single case of mumps among its detainees.
“As of March 7, 2019, there was a total of 2,287 detainees cohorted for exposure to a detainee with a contagious condition,” said ICE spokesperson Brendan Raedy in a statement.
In the past 12 months, there have been health investigations at 51 ICE detention facilities for mumps, chickenpox and influenza, according to Raedy. More
More than 2,000 people in ICE custody quarantined for contagious diseases
There is a serious issue on our southern border that Democrats continue to ignore
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) March 12, 2019
This is cause for concern! https://t.co/P5TJxCa6QQ
— Susanne (@SusanneSusies) March 11, 2019
— IWV (@IWV) March 12, 2019
Their is no emergency more are coming. The American tax payer pays the bill how about Nancy pelosi. Picking up the bill !! ????
— Bobby Abner (@bobbyabner1973) March 12, 2019
Why would anyone think that it was okay for these people to just walk into the country?
— Private Protection (@SoloProtection) March 12, 2019
It’s just one of many on the long list of reasons why we need to discourage illegal immigration
— Thomas J Hurley (@ThomasJHurley1) March 12, 2019
And how many got through undetected?
— Shelley H (@Shelley36905759) March 12, 2019