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Family of Trans Asian Nurse Missing from Dallas Airport 1 Year Ago Still Hopeful

Paula del Mundo

A 59-year-old transgender Filipino American has still not been found after she went missing at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Texas while on a layover on the way to Mexico almost one year ago.

What happened: Paula del Mundo, a nursing assistant at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, was last seen wandering inside the airport on Sept. 14, 2019, according to Asian Journal.

ICE Finally Releases Asian Trans Man Kept in Solitary Confinement for 19 Months

A transgender man from Hong Kong, who has been kept in solitary confinement in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia, has finally been released. 

Yuen Tzu, also known as Chin, was taken out of solitary confinement in the facility in Irwin on July 16 and relocated to an ICE detention center in Dallas. Chin is now sharing a cell with a roommate, according to National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance executive director Glenn D. Magpantay.