Psychiatric Hospital Stops Treating Immigrant Detainees

SAN DIEGO

Immigration detainees in San Diego will no longer receive non-emergency care from a local psychiatric hospital until the federal government revises treatment rules.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement imposes security conditions on detainees, including chaining patients to their beds and denying them amenities like family visits and television, reported United Press International (UPI).

According to the Disability Rights California (DRC) organization, those practices violate state laws on conditions for the mentally ill.

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