“The punishing conditions imposed by the Department of Homeland Security, ICE and Customs and Border Protection on immigrants at the southern border continue to threaten the lives of tens of thousands of vulnerable persons,” said Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women, which organized the rally.
“Immigrant families are being inhumanely locked away in horrific and immoral detention facilities in Southern California and around the nation, and women and girls are suffering the most,” NOW’s president Toni Van Pelt, wrote in a statement.
La rama de Hollywood de la Organización Nacional para Mujeres (NOW) organizó un rally de una coalición de grupos comunitarios en Larsen Field, este domingo, para un mejor tratamiento de las familias inmigrantes.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Immigrant families are being inhumanely locked away in horrific and immoral detention facilities in Southern California and around the nation and women and girls are suffering the most. Those fleeing to the U.S. are often seeking refuge from sexual violence, assault and poverty and they deserve a fair and humane immigration process. If they are to be held in Read more …
A nonprofit that advocates for women’s issues like reproductive health care, is protesting against what they call “inhumane” conditions of women and girls in immigration detention centers.