Child Who Died After Leaving Immigration Detention Center Identified

(Diley, TX) – Representatives for the family of a young immigrant girl who died after staying at a detention center in Dilley, Texas says the girl was denied adequate medical attention after being detained by ICE.

Mariee Juarez died in May after she and her mom were released from the center. Attorneys at The Arnold and Porter law firm say she became ill while she was detained.  She and her mom Yazmin arrived from Guatemala seeking asylum when she got sick.

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