Immigration

ICE, whistleblower hysterectomies, COVID

ICE Whistleblower Alleges Unnamed Doctor Performing Hysterectomies, Denying COVID Tests to Detainees

At Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainment centers, undocumented detainees are being subjected to “questionable” hysterectomies and are being denied COVID tests, according to a whistleblower. Dawn Wooten, a nurse who worked at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, GA recently filed a whistleblower complaint alleging medical neglect. A…

China

Anti-Asian Sentiment During Pandemic Leads to Cancellation of Student Visas, Rise in Hate Crimes

Stop AAPI Hate found a connection between the GOP’s hateful rhetoric against China and recent plans to cancel Chinese students’ visas, according to a press release from the group. The group was founded by the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA) and the Asian American Studies Department…

Women at Detention Centers Moved Outside in Sweltering Temperatures During Homeland Security Secretarys Visit

Women who desperately wanted to speak with the Department of Homeland Security’s secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, were instead brought outside where they could not attempt to plea for help. According to The Intercept, Nielsen visited several detention centers late last week. During a trip to Port Isabel, in Los Fresnos, Texas,…

Trump: No Judges or Court Cases for Immigrants Even Though Many Are Fleeing Drug Violence Related to U.S. Drug Consumption

Returning to his racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric, President Trump wrote on Twitter Sunday: We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came. Our system is a mockery to good…