GEO Group sickened ICE detainees with hazardous chemicals for months, a lawsuit says


People walk outside the U.S. Immigration and Enforcement Processing Center operated by GEO Group Inc. in Adelanto, Calif. The company is facing a lawsuit for the alleged use of hazardous chemicals in the facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Social Justice Legal Foundation says one of the country’s largest private prison operators knowingly exposed ICE detainees to the disinfectant HDQ Neutral.

(Image credit: Richard Vogel/AP)

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