Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia’s death in San Diego last week was preventable, his sister says, as coronavirus has infected hundreds in Ice detention
Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejia had lived in the United States for four decades. Last week, he became the first person to die from Covid-19 in immigration custody.
Escobar Mejia, 57, came to the US as a teenager, having fled El Salvador after his brother’s murder during the war. He died on Wednesday in San Diego, after complaining for weeks that he was...
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