Two Latinas in Montana sued the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for illegal detention after an agent heard them speak Spanish.
Alejandro Mayorkas has already served in the government as deputy secretary of the department during President Barack Obama's second term.
The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.
President Donald Trump used Title 42 to say these children posed a health risk because of COVID-19.
"Chad Wolf was not lawfully serving as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security," judge rules.
“This announcement provides fresh hope that Mexico is willing to do the work necessary to ensure that the rights of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees are protected,” a refugee advocate said.
More migrant women face deportation as they speak out against an OBGYN doctor at an ICE detention center in Georgia.
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