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The image shows one of the signs over the doorways within the dedicated unit for transgender migrants in the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan.(AP File Photo)

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants

By Associated Press | Milan, Michigan
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 11:23 AM IST
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering opening a second permanent facility where transgender migrants can be detained amid the influx of Central Americans crossing the US-Mexico border.
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A senior official in the Department of Health and Human Services told a Congressional committee last month that the government was “unable to determine with certainty the whereabouts of 1,475” minors after attempting to contact their sponsors in the last three months of 2017.(AFP File Photo)
A senior official in the Department of Health and Human Services told a Congressional committee last month that the government was “unable to determine with certainty the whereabouts of 1,475” minors after attempting to contact their sponsors in the last three months of 2017.(AFP File Photo)

Ivanka Trump’s photo with son sparks backlash over US policy to take away children of undocumented migrants

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 05:12 PM IST
Critics were quick to point to a “zero tolerance” policy announced earlier this month by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that authorizes border security agents to take away the children of people who enter the United States unlawfully.
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