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Algorem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-03-06 08:12 AM
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Woman claims detainees must stand naked in Tiffin jail
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TIFFIN - Twenty-one undocumented immigrants allegedly have been forced to stand naked in the Seneca County jail in an attempt to get them to sign documents that would expedite their deportation, a claim that

a federal official yesterday denied as "totally false."...

Seneca County Sheriff Tom Steyer yesterday declined to comment and

referred questions to the public affairs officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,

a division of

Homeland Security's office in Detroit.

Greg Palmore, a spokesman for ICE in Detroit, said yesterday the allegation was without merit...

"Our policy has as its foundation the safe and humane treatment of detainees within their custody," he said, adding that the policy extends to facilities such as Seneca County contracted to house detainees for ICE...

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