Another Immigrant Death in Detention–New York Times

I was sent this article from the front page of the New York Times about another death in immigration detention, this time in New Jersey. The heartbreaking story, which highlights the difficulties in even finding an accurate accounting of the deaths that have taken place in immigration detention. Ahmed Tanveer’s death was recorded in a handwritten note of a fellow detainee and it took the persistent efforts of civil rights and civil liberties groups and acitivists to get details about the case or to even get confirmation that the man had been imprisoned and died while in custody from the Department of Homeland Security. Read the whole story at <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/03/nyregion/03detain.html?pagewanted=1&_r=2&hp>