Immigrant Women Detainees Face Inhumane Treatment, Separation from Families

Reuss, Pat
September 2008
National NOW Times;Fall2008, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the problems faced by immigrant detainees in the U.S. Conditions facing detainees include no due process or access to legal counsel, inadequate health care, and separation from children and families. It is said that documented and undocumented detainees were arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) through raids. NOW Foundation is making efforts to free women detainees especially the pregnant immigrants to secure the life of both the mother and child.


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