This report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse. It also discusses recent proposals by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to address the issue. Human Rights Watch emphasized that the agency should make improvements swiftly to improve oversight of the entire detention system and the ensure accountability.
"The report was researched and written by Meghan Rhoad, researcher in the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch"--P. 24. "August 2010"--P. [i].
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Summary Methodology Background International and US law and standards Known incidents and allegations Texas Florida Washington State Arizona New York New Jersey Wisconsin California Challenges in policy, implementation, and oversight An inadequate response to sexual abuse and harassment Unrestricted searches Transportation policy failures Redress Oversight and accountability Recommendations.