The ruling is the first test of a Trump administration policy of denying abortion access for immigrant minors in federally funded shelters.
Kids on the Line
An ongoing investigation into family separation and the treatment of migrant children
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ACLU files suit over abortion access for migrant girl in federal custody
“We are providing excellent care to the adolescent girl and her unborn child, who remain under our care until the mother’s release.”
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Trump appointee blocks pregnant teen migrant from getting abortion
The Office of Refugee Resettlement’s director reminded his staff that “the unborn child is a child in our care” and to make decisions accordingly.