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ICE To Limit Detention Of Pregnant, Nursing And Postpartum Immigrants

July 9, 2021

Via: HuffPost

Immigration and Customs Enforcement should no longer detain most immigrants who are pregnant, nursing or have given birth within the past year under a new directive that reverses former President Donald Trump’s harsh policies.

There were 13 pregnant women in ICE custody as of Thursday who are now being considered for release, officials told The Washington Post.

The Hill first reported Friday on President Joe Biden’s administration’s memo with the new guidance.

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