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Mother who fled Honduras 'to escape abuse, mistreatment' says 'it's the same' in U.S.

Mother who fled Honduras 'to escape abuse, mistreatment' says 'it's the same' in U.S.

Ten immigrant women who had been held at government-contracted family detention centers filed complaints with the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday alleging that they and their children had received substandard medical care at the facilities. “These 10 complaints are representative of the regular failures of DHS to provide adequate medical care for mothers and children in family detention facilities, and they add to the already ample evidence demonstrating why family detention must end,” the immigration attorneys’ groups representing the women said in a statement. The groups urged the department to “conduct a prompt and thorough investigation into...

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