Immigrants, including asylum seekers and legal migrants, wait an average of more than four weeks to be released, though some have been held inside for years or even decades. Thousands have alleged sexual and physical abuse inside the facilities. Forty years ago, this system did not exist.
People are constantly asking me: What's a day in prison like? Is it boring? Or are you busy? So the other day, I toted a pocket-sized notebook with me everywhere I went, scribbling down every single thing I did.
He's losing weight, due to his inability to prepare meals. Often, it seems like he's just wasting away. The worst part is, it's all happening right before my eyes, and there's nothing I can do about it.