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PBS NewsHour | Clip | An inside look at COVID-19 conditions in immigrant detention

A new documentary called “The Facility,'' uses footage from a pay-per-minute video call app inside the now-shuttered Irwin County Detention Center to chronicle the experiences of migrants in the early months of the pandemic. At the time, the positivity rate in federal detention centers was 50%. The film has been shortlisted for an academy award. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.

0:07:30 | AIRED: 1/8/2022 |
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