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March 8, 2014 at 11:06 AM

750 detainees start hunger strike at ICE detention center in Tacoma

The Associated Press TACOMA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has confirmed that 750 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center have refused to eat and say they are on a hunger strike. An immigrant activist says the hunger strike started Friday as a protest of deportations as well as center conditions. Activist Maru Mora says the…

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