U.S. considers more options for detaining transgender migrants

World / Social Issues Jun 14, 2019

U.S. considers more options for detaining transgender migrants

About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering opening a second permanent facility where transgender ...

Trump says he's looking at protections for Venezuelans in U.S.

World / Social Issues Jun 12, 2019

Trump says he's looking at protections for Venezuelans in U.S.

President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. The once-wealthy oil nation is now facing severe shortages of basic goods and hyperinflation. Trump says the situation in ...