Scores protest outside Florida detention center for immigrant kids

World / Social Issues Jun 17, 2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for immigrant kids

Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said they want the Homestead detention center closed. Protesters ...

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 ...