U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released new guidance on detaining transgender immigrants. NIJC and a coalition of immigrant and LGBT rights advocates welcomed these long-overdue developments but called on ICE to truly protect LGBTQ individuals by ending the policy to detain them.
Women in the World, The New York Times: New immigration rules allow transgender women to be housed in women’s facilities (6/30/2015)
Washington Blade: ICE issues guidance for trans immigrants in detention (6/29/2015)
Windy City Times: ICE has new guidance on care transgender immigrants in custody (6/29/2015)
The Seattle Lesbian: New Guidance Issued on Detention of Transgender Immigrants (6/29/2015)
BuzzFeed News: Transgender Women Can Now Be Housed In Women’s Facilities Under New Immigration Rules (6/29/2015), Immigrant Activist Who Interrupted Obama Highlights Abuse Of Transgender Detainees (6/26/2015)