Joseph Dantica had a valid visa when he entered the United States in 2004. But fearing for his life if he returned to his native Haiti, Dantica asked for asylum. He wound up being detained at Krome Service Processing Center, an immigration detention center in Miami. Dantica died while waiting for his asylum hearing.
System of Neglect Near midnight on a California spring night, armed guards escorted Yusif Osman into an immigration prison ringed by concertina wire at the end of a winding, isolated road.
Careless Detention: Series Introduction Video | Washington Post reporters Dana Priest and Amy Goldstein introduce their series about the haphazard state of medical care provided at immigration detention centers.Video by Whitney Shefte/washingtonpost.com