ICE detainees were pepper-sprayed during a briefing on coronavirus

Mother Jones | Mar 26, 2020 at 4:45 PM
  • For the third time in three days, people detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement were pepper-sprayed on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic raises tensions within immigration jails.
  • On Monday, about 60 people were pepper-sprayed at another GEO Group ICE detention center, in Texas, after they demanded to be released to protect themselves from the virus, the San Antonio Express-News reported.