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Rare Look Inside a US Immigrant Detention Center (On Assignment 10.24.14)i
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October 24, 2014 12:39 PM
VOA's Jerome Socolovsky talks with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal about his recent coverage of one of the largest immigrant detention centers in the U.S. and a volunteer group focused on helping the detainees inside.

Rare Look Inside a US Immigrant Detention Center (On Assignment 10.24.14)

Published October 24, 2014

VOA's Jerome Socolovsky talks with On Assignment's Alex Villarreal about his recent coverage of one of the largest immigrant detention centers in the U.S. and a volunteer group focused on helping the detainees inside.

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On Assignment This Week:

 

"Displaced South Sudanese Living in Filth"

"Rare Look Inside a US Immigrant Detention Center"

"Why the FBI Hates Apple's New Default Encryption"

"Tiny Homes for the Homeless"

 

That, plus Forest Whitaker Invested in Peace, all in this week's episode of On Assignment.

 

 

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by: mr nobody from: USA
October 27, 2014 12:24 AM
BS.

America is not a "safe haven". Our murder rate is 4.7 per 100K. Chile is 3.1, Cuba 4.2, Liberia 3.2. But Puerto Rico 26.5!

Better to go to Canada 1.6 :)