Radioactivity with Rob Lorei
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The Miami New Times reports the Homestead detention facility for child immigrants — 3,200-bed facility — the nation’s only for-profit child detention center — is not licensed or overseen by state child-welfare workers, and at least two employees. Kids have been held there for as long as eight months even though a federal agreement calls for their release after 20 days. The children crying themselves to sleep, feeling like prisoners, and worrying they might never get out.
Meanwhile, Homestead officials Friday told an Amnesty International delegation that the center is. Source: https://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/three-ways-to-help-the-children-at-the-homestead-migrant-camp-11217804
On Monday St. Petersburg Congressman Charlie Crist visited the camp. He tells WMNF that he had to seek permission for the visit from the camp’s operator.