“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.
According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, one in 500 immigrant detainees are transgender, yet one in five of sexual assaults in U.S. immigration detention centers happens to trans people.
After a six-month vacancy of the State position, Lee Wolosky will continue the engagement and process of closing the Guantanamo detention facility.
Univision will not air the Miss USA pageant on July 12 nor will the broadcasting company ever work with the Trump Organization again after Donald Trump made recent negative remarks about Mexican immigrants.
“This is a prison for women and children” Rep. Jackson-Lee (TX) claimed, with several of the inmates have attempted suicide and are currently suffering from severe medical illnesses and diseases.
“Detaining children puts them at risk for medical and developmental problems…young children are being held in prison like conditions” House Democrat Minority Whit Steny Hoyer said.
”We will continue to push as hard as we can on all fronts to fix a broken immigration system administratively,” Obama said at the G-7 summit in Germany.
The poll shows that a national average of 72 percent of Americans support undocumented workers staying in the U.S., with 56 percent of Republican support
In a letter sent to Obama, House Democrats reveal concerns of sexual and physical abuse and sex trafficking that mothers and children face while in U.S. detention.
The executive action, rendered by Obama in November and blocked by a Texas judge in February, would protect nearly 5 million undocumented workers living in the U.S. from deportation.