Australia isn’t alone in its draconian refugee policy; the United States locks up a lot of people from Mexico, Central and South America and dumps them in substandard facilities, like this holding pen in Tucson where dozens of men sleep on the floor covered in bubble wrap, not even a proper blanket. The facility wasn’t built to hold people overnight, so there aren’t any beds; what are the chances of a hot shower and a decent breakfast? The U.S. government doesn’t demonize these people, but it’s clearly incompetent at managing them; these photos, released Friday, drew little or no public response. (surveillance video screengrab by American Immigration Council)

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