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Somali Immigrants Mistreated During U.S. Deportation Effort, Lawsuit Alleges

A Florida judge has issued a temporary stay of deportation for 92 Somali immigrants who, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday, were subjected to “inhumane conditions and egregious abuse” during a failed deportation effort by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, CNN reports. The order signed by District Judge Darrin Gayles prohibits the Somalis involved in the case from being deported and requires ICE to provide medical treatment for any injuries they might have sustained. In the filing, seven plaintiffs representing the Somalis allege deplorable conditions during their nearly two-day deportation journey. The deportees boarded an ICE-chartered plane in Louisiana bound for…