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Trans Women May Now Be Held In Women's Facilities, Immigration Officials Say

06/29/2015 03:43 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

U.S. immigration officials on Monday announced transgender detainees will for the first time be able to be housed in detention facilities that match their gender identity.

The update is part of an 18-page guide unveiled today that details how U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and contractors should interact with transgender immigrants in custody.

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