Immigrants in US custody died after 'inadequate' medical care, congressional investigation finds

In some cases, there were delays in emergency care, staffing shortages and poor sanitation, according to the investigation led by House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of New York and subcommitee chairman Jamie Raskin of Maryland.

Last summer, the House Oversight committee announced it was investigating the Trump administration's "rapidly increasing" use of for-profit contractors to detain immigrants after reports of health and safety violations.

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