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Hospitalized Trans Woman Dies Days after Release from US Immigration Custody

A transgender woman who had been in U.S. immigration custody since April died June 1 after being hospitalized for chest pain four days earlier, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Monday, after social media posts and reports emerged following her death.  Immigration officials first encountered Johana Medina Leon of El Salvador on April 11 at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry in Texas, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The 25-year-old was denied entry and...

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