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Matthew Kolken on Deportation And Removal

Transgender Women Abused in Immigration Detention Face Sexual Assault and Torture

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Human Rights Watch has issued a report entitled ‘Do You See How Much I’m Suffering Here?’: Abuse against Transgender Women in US Immigration Detention.” The report documents 28 cases of transgender women held by the Obama administration in deportation jails between 2011 and 2015. More than half of the transgender women were detained in all men facilities where they were isolated in solitary confinement, allegedly for their own protection, resulting in additional trauma and psychological torture.



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Updated 03-24-2016 at 09:17 AM by MKolken

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  1. Retired INS's Avatar
    Where would you put these people? We don't get very many. If they were once men, we cannot put them with female detainees. If we put them with men, they will be abused by other detainees.

    There are not enough of them to build special holding facilities for them.
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