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Whistleblower complaint on COVID in ICE facilities

Two medical advisers for the Department of Homeland Security are urging the U.S. government to expand its COVID-19 vaccination and mitigation efforts in immigration detention centers across the country. The call to action was disclosed in a whistleblower complaint exclusively obtained by CBS News. According to government statistics, COVID cases in ICE detention centers have surged by more than 800% since the start of the year. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez has more.

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