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ICE halts deportations due to chickenpox at FLETC

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Daily Press Staff Writer
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center for mothers with children in Artesia announced yesterday that it will temporarily delay the deportation of its detainees to their respective countries of origin due to reports of chickenpox.
The ICE detention center is a temporary holding facility which opened in June to detain undocumented immigrants during what ICE officials have referred to as an unprecedented flow of unaccompanied minors and mothers with children across the American border from Central America. With the exception of asylum-applicants, ICE reports that deportations from the facility will take an average of approximately 15 days. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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