Tag: #FreeNicoll / #LibertadParaNicoll

  • Mariposas Sin Fronteras and Transgender Law Center Demand Release of Nicoll, Trans Asylum Seeker Abused in Detention

    Immigration Advocates Demand Release of Abused Trans Asylum Seeker Nicoll Hernández-Polanco says she’s faced transphobia and verbal, physical, and sexual abuse from immigration staff and other detainees in her all-male facility, despite posing no ‘security threat.’ By Mitch Kellaway The Transgender Law Center Tuesday called for the release of Nicoll Hernández-Polanco, a Guatemalan trans woman currently being […]

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  • #LibertadParaNicoll

    Nicoll Hernández-Polanco (A089-841-646) es una mujer transgénero guatemalteca que se encuentra detenida en un centro de detención para hombres en Florence, AZ por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés). Nicoll se entregó en la frontera de los Estados Unidos a agentes de la patrulla fronteriza en octubre […]

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  • #FreeNicoll

    Nicoll Hernández-Polanco (A089-841-646) is a Guatemalan transgender woman currently being detained by Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) in an all-male facility in Florence, AZ. Nicoll presented herself to border patrol agents at the United States border in October 2014 and immediately requested asylum after suffering nearly a decade of sexual and physical violence in Guatemala […]

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