Two Women Say They Lost Pregnancies In Immigrant Detention Since July
September 28, 2017

“Over the last fiscal year ― which began on Oct. 1, 2016, during Obama’s presidency, and ends this month ― ICE detained nearly 68,000 women, including 525 who were pregnant. ICE would only provide data going back to February 2016, when the agency said it changed its methodology for compiling statistics on pregnant detainees. That data includes eight months of the 2016 fiscal year, from February 2016 through Sept. 30, 2016. During that time, the agency detained 58,000 women, including 353 who were pregnant.”

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