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The CEO of CoreCivic — which operates the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia — and heads of of other private companies running immigration detention centers told Congress that many of their employees have tested positive for COVID-19 (Alfredo Sosa/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images file photo)

About 900 private ICE detention staff positive for COVID-19

CEOs told congressional panel they followed ICE and CDC guidelines but did not reject transferred detainees for potential coronavirus spread

Posted July 14, 2020 at 5:41pm

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