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Number Of Immigrants Who've Miscarried While In ICE Detention Doubles

Katharina Obser, senior policy of migrant rights and justice at the Women's Refugee Commission, told Refinery29 that advocates have been concerned about the treatment and detention of pregnant women in ICE detention facilities for a long time. “These are not appropriate conditions for pregnant women,” she told Refinery29. “[These centres are] already a punitive and inappropriate place for the populations who are being detained there, let alone for someone with the specific medical needs that a pregnant women might have.”