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Theo Lacy: feared US jail for undocumented immigrants

In fluorescent uniforms, dozens of inmates blink in the afternoon sun as they line up in the yard for lunch, the low murmur of their chatter punctuated suddenly by a solitary plaintive cry. "This is horrible!" the voice cries out, before another quickly follows: "We aren't criminals!" The two inmates are among 524 undocumented immigrants in the Theo Lacy Facility in the Californian city of Orange, which AFP visited this week on a tour for journalists.
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