"I'm calling regarding Basil Cuffy," a voice at the other end of the phone told Jacqueline Hoyte of Queens last Wednesday. She remembers being surprised. In the nearly two years her husband had been held in immigrant detention at the Berks County jail in Pennsylvania, this was the first time an official had called about him. Cuffy was dying, he told her, and they wanted to know whether she would be the one to... More >>>
By photo: Shiho Fukada
Lost in limbo: Cuffy died far from his New York City home.