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Activist JOANNA CIFREDO fights for equality for Latino Trans communities

Pride Month takes place every year in June and is celebrated by the LGBTQ+ community as a time to express themselves freely. Most major cities hold “Pride Parades,” where organizations and individuals come together to have one big celebration for those part of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. 
Joanna Cifredo, 36, is a transgender activist and transgender woman from Bayamón, Puerto Rico. She started her work in activism due to being a millennial and seeing the need to be a voice for the voiceless. 

Posted inOpinion

COMMENTARY: ICE data breach puts asylum seekers at risk 

While ICE has released some people from detention and some have secured relief through representation, but many still do not have legal representation and remain detained because ICE refused to release them for unknown reasons. Thus, while little progress has been made, most people affected by the data breach remain detained. A typical length of detention can be anywhere from three to four months to almost three years in cases of arbitrary prolonged detention.