Trans children already face extreme hardships that stem from coordinated attacks on their very existence and the continued discrimination they face at almost every turn. We cannot let attacks against their very existence go unchecked.
The privately-run ICE detention center in Torrance County failed its government inspection earlier this year, with a newly released report finding severe understaffing, unsanitary food and visitation rules that were inaccessible to people with no money.
Too often, our nation has learned who we don’t want to be from the mistakes of our past. Indeed, asylum laws were born of a shameful history — our government’s failure to shelter thousands of Jewish people fleeing state-sponsored persecution by the Nazi regime.