The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has announced that it will openly violate the rights of Women and Girls by housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with. Detention staff should consider transgender detainees’ preferences when making decisions about housing and clothing and what pronouns should be used, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in new guidelines for the treatment of transgender detainees.

ICE is violating the United Nations affirmed this belief in its Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners:


Women and Girls in detention deserve to be treated humanely while awaiting action on their immigration status, which means space away from males/transwomen. 

Transgender Immigration Detainees May Be Housed by Gender – ABC News

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