The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.
Being a Latina in a sea of white political power doesn’t deter this native Puerto Rican. ¡Al contrario! It has inspired her to work harder for inclusion.
Elizabeth was detained when her baby was just 4 months old. She is part of a class-action petition and complaint that includes 14 women who claim they suffered medical abuse while in immigration custody.
Lee was the sole senator to object to two national museums to commemorate women and Latinos.
A Georgia ICE gynecologist is being accused of performing medical procedures against the consent of detained women.
The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.
"Hispanics are close to 20% of Americans, but we have never been equitably represented in the Cabinet or other appointments,” Latino group says.