Posts Tagged immigrant rights

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Court cites UN torture convention to protect transgender immigrants in US

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

Ed note: This article is by Larry Buhl and was originally published by Free Speech Radio News.

Carey Avendaño-Hernandez unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2000 and settled in Fresno, California.

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Immigration officials to begin freeing more mothers and children from detention

In a small but heartening step toward ending the unjust practice of family detention in the US, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has announced that it’s releasing hundreds of migrant mothers and their children from detention centers. 

In a small but heartening step toward ending the unjust practice of family detention in the US, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has announced that it’s ...

The US is locking up pregnant immigrants despite policy against it

According to official Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines, pregnant immigrants aren’t supposed to be detained except if they pose a public safety threat. ICE officials have claimed this is such a rare occurrence it’s not even worth asking about. 

According to official Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidelines, pregnant immigrants aren’t supposed to be detained except if they pose a public safety threat. ICE officials have claimed this is such a rare occurrence it’s not even worth asking ...