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Hospitalized Salvadoran woman returned to North Texas detention center

A 26-year-old Salvadoran woman, who has a brain tumor, is being held in a North Texas immigration detention center. Her attorneys are trying to get her out and get her the proper medical care.

The Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, about 30 miles south of Fort Worth.

A 26-year-old Salvadoran woman, who has a brain tumor, is being held in a North Texas immigration detention center. Her attorneys are trying to get her out and get her the proper medical care.

Read the full story at KERAnews.org.

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