Ghanaian Woman Denied Asylum In Israel Because She 'Chose to be a Lesbian'

A woman applying for asylum in Israel, who says she was persecuted in her home country of Ghana for being a lesbian, has had her application denied. A refugee committee concluded that Mavis Amponsah previously had a relationship with a man and subsequently “chose the lesbian lifestyle,” making her asylum request… »8/19/15 10:05am8/19/15 10:05am


Migrant Mothers and Children to be Freed from Texas Detention Centers 

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday night that they will begin the process of releasing about 2,000 women and children who have been detained for more than a year at two federal immigration detention facilities in South Texas. ICE said that going forward it “will not generally detain” mothers… »7/14/15 10:10am7/14/15 10:10am