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Inside the US Marshals’ Secretive, Deadly Detention Empire

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Inside the US Marshals’ Secretive, Deadly Detention Empire

A large rectangle of red dirt on the flat expanse of West Texas’ Permian Basin reminds Sadrac Garcia every day of what his family has lost. A few months ago, he could stand on the small porch of his brother Juan’s double-wide and peer into the window of their parents’ trailer a few meters away. Until 2017, three generations of Garcias lived on these couple of acres. The family is slowly selling off the homes and the land, an attempt to move on  after their father, Isac Garcia-­Wislar, died in the custody of a local jail. Sadrac, soft-spoken but direct,...

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