This is simply obscene.
Immigration detainees have almost no rights. And the private contractors that run many detention centers have no incentive to spend money on caring for them. Who knew a Mexican transsexual would have a family that would sue?
California Congressmember Zoe Lofgren has introduced a bill to remedy to remedy some detainee abuses.
Ultimately, if we want these people to serve as our labor force, and we seem to, we need an equitable immigration law.