Thursday, May 31, 2018

Roxana Hernandez transgender woman dies in ICE custody

Roxana Hernandez transgender woman dies in ICE custody --- ===

May 25, 2018 Roxana Hernandez transgender woman dies in ICE custody   illegal transgender immigrant from migrant caravan who was seeking asylum died at a New Mexico hospital while in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  The cause of death is yet unknown Activists say Roxana Hernandez did not receive adequate medical care. She was  was only 33 years-old when she died while incarcerated in immigration detention.

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Lawmakers urge release of illegal transgender immigrants after transgender woman dies  The blaze An illegal transgender immigrant died at a New Mexico hospital while in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Guillermo Arias/Getty Images)
Nearly 40 members of Congress  signed a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen urging the release of transgender illegal immigrants aftera transgender woman died while in the custody of ICE, the Associated Press reported.
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.), along with 38 other members of Congress signed the letter that expressed concern for the safety of those who may be targets of abuse while detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
“These individuals, particularly transgender women, are extremely vulnerable to abuse, including sexual assault, while in custody,” the letter said.  Roxana Hernandez, a 33-year-old transgender woman, who was part of the Central American migrant caravan, died Friday at a New Mexico hospital. The cause of death is yet unknown.


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