Voice of OC on KPCC

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Voice of OC contributing writer Rex Dalton appeared on the KPCC 89.3 FM program Take Two Monday to discuss his recent article on realities of immigration detainees.

In recent months, a group of Orange County volunteers has begun visits to detainees held in local jails. This effort — along with work being done by other immigrant rights groups — highlights the myriad issues facing both detainees and the agencies that hold them.

Immigrant rights groups have alleged deplorable treatment for some of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees held in the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange. Theo Lacy and the James A. Musick Facility in Irvine are operated by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

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— DAVID WASHBURN

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Voice of OC on KPCC

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Tune in NPR radio affiliate KPCC, 89.3 FM, Wednesday at 11:20 a.m. for the Orange County Journalists Roundtable on AirTalk with host Larry Mantle, this week featuring The Orange Couny Register’s Julie Gallego, Southern California Public Radio’s Ben Bergman and Voice of OC Editor-in-Chief Norberto Santana Jr.

This week’s topics include challenges facing the Orange County Board of Supervisors, the Great Park saga, sex offender park bans, the latest in the police shooting case that sparked last summer’s riots in Anaheim, the ongoing investigation into the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and whether the Trestles beach should be a historic site.

The broadcast can be heard live online (click “Listen Live”), heard later online or downloaded as a podcast.

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