Posts Tagged immigration detention

March 28, 2016

36 Senate and House Members: Keep LGBT Immigrants Out of Dangerous Detention Centers

Today, a group of 25 U.S. House members and 11 U.S. Senators sent a letter calling on U.S.

July 9, 2015

NCTE Continues Call For Release of LGBT Immigrants Despite New ICE Policy

Last week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued new guidance on detaining transgender immigrants.

December 19, 2014

NCTE Joins 100+ Groups Calling on President to Stop Detaining LGBT immigrants

This week the National Center for Transgender Equality joined more than 100 LGBT, immigration, and allied organizations in sending a letter urging President Obama to keep LGBT immigrants out of detention centers except in extraordinary circumstanc

March 7, 2014

Weak DHS Rules Underscore Need to End Detention of Transgender Immigrants

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the Transgender Law Center (TLC) express disappointment in the final standards published today by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to address the sev

November 27, 2013

New report uncovers ongoing failure to report, investigate sexual abuse in immigration detention

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 93 page summary of their investigation into immigration detention facilities and whether they are properly repo

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