Nicoll Hernández-Polanco's experiences of sexual assault and solitary confinement are a prime example of how the immigration system mistreats trans women, say advocates.
Arizona's infamous anti-immigrant law was signed into law on April 23, 2010 and ought to be a warning about legalized discrimination.
While Monica Jones and her supporters are celebrating the end of her legal battle, they say the decision has allowed Phoenix to avoid a constitutional challenge to its vague 'manifesting prostitution' laws.
As Monica Jones and her supporters celebrate this victory, the prominent activist says work still remains to vacate her charges and remove unfair laws from the books entirely.
After being found guilty of 'manifesting prostitution,' advocate Monica Jones is pushing back against the law that she contends is unconstitutionally vague and targets trans women of color.
A same-sex couple in Phoenix has turned to the media after a wedding planning service declined to marry the two women, citing religious beliefs.
In 1967, one woman saw her parents' marriage become legal overnight.