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Former ICE detainees sue McHenry County Jail, claim they were forced to perform unpaid labor

Multiple former immigration inmates at the McHenry County Jail have filed a federal lawsuit against the sheriff’s office, claiming they were forced to perform unpaid labor while detained. The suit was filed last month in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, court records show. The plaintiffs include Aleksey Ruderman, Jason Clarke, […]

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2 ICE detainees test positive for COVID-19 in McHenry County jail

Two ICE detainees in the McHenry County jail have recently tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that the two detainees are currently under isolation and monitoring. A third detainee, who was released a week ago, also tested positive for the novel coronavirus while at the jail. No […]