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New Jersey jails must release at least 10 'at risk' ICE detainees over coronavirus concerns: judge


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The jails – in Hudson, Bergen and Essex counties – had each reported cases of coronavirus, either among detainees, staff members or both, ABC News reported.

U.S. Judge Analisa Torres in New York ruled that the group of detainees, which included both men and women, had requested release “because of the public health crisis posed by COVID-19,” their petition said, according to ABC.

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