Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Honduras Prison Fire Victim Wrongly Deported, ICE Admits


"A Honduran citizen living in Los Angeles was wrongly deported in October, and went on to die in last month's massive prison fire in his home country, immigration officials said Friday. Nelson Avila-Lopez, 20, was mistakenly deported in October, and was one of the 360 inmates who died in the Feb. 14 fire at the Comayagua prison in Honduras, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told KPCC radio in a statement." - Associated Press, Mar. 3, 2012.