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Documentary provides inside look at COVID-19 conditions in immigrant detention

PBS, 09 Jan 2022
A new documentary called “The Facility,'' uses footage from a pay-per-minute video call app inside the now-shuttered Irwin County Detention Center to chronicle the experiences of migrants in the early months of the pandemic. At the time, the positivity rate in federal detention centers was 50%. The film has been shortlisted for an academy award. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.

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