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The preventable death of an asylum seeker in a solitary cell

Yarelis Gutierrez Barrios holds up a cell phone photo last month at her home in Tampa, Fla., of herself with her partner Roylan Hernandez Diaz, a Cuban asylum seeker who hanged himself in a Louisiana prison. An Associated Press investigation into Hernandez’s death last October found neglect and apparent violations of government policies by jailers under U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. AP Photo by Chris O'Meara

Roylan Hernandez Diaz’s long journey ended inside a white-walled cell in the solitary confinement wing of a Louisiana prison. Nearby were the last of his belongings: a tube of toothpaste, a few foam cups, and a sheet of paper explaining ...

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AP Explains: US sending asylum seekers to Central America

The United States began sending Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala in November and last week said it would expand the practice to Mexicans. The U.S. could also start sending asylum seekers from Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and ...

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AP Explains: US sending asylum seekers to Central America

The United States began sending Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala in November and last week said it would expand the practice to Mexicans. The U.S. could also start sending asylum seekers from Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and ...

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