"It is becoming too common that doctors feel like they have to risk their position or their job in order to do the right thing."
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Trump Administration Separates Some Migrant Mothers From Their Newborns Before Returning Them to Detention
“I don’t know if they lose their babies for good,” one doctor said. “But I do know the process is torturous for them.”
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The doctor told Rewire.News that as recently as March, a woman in USMS custody experienced birth complications exacerbated by a delay in care “the patient asked for over and over again."
Pregnant asylum seekers in Texas are held in federal custody and must sometimes endure life-threatening circumstances, according to one advocate, because of the way the United States has chosen to criminalize those seeking asylum.
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