Vote on US AIDS policy imminent, Awarding pro-choice crusader Dr. Henry Morgentaler the Order of Canada has put focus on abortion debate, Washington Post considers the Colorado ‘personhood’ amendment.
In the four weeks since the May 12 federal immigration raids at Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, St. Bridget’s Church has been a refuge for the plant’s undocumented workers.
More than two weeks have passed since the federal government launched an immigration raid — the largest single-site raid in American history — against Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, and more stories of abuse continue to surface.
Federal immigration officials raided a slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, last week, and as advocates have interviewed immigrant workers at the processing plant, stories of quid pro quo sexual abuse have emerged.
A woman gives birth at a hospital, falls into a coma and awakens to find that she’s in danger of being deported – and she’s in the United States legally.
May Day has become a day to publicly recognize and stand up for the rights of immigrants in the United States. But the reproductive health of immigrant women must be included in this message.
The impact of anti-immigration policies on women is clear and reflects poorly upon our society. Pamela explores the impact in her home state of Missouri, in her own neighborhood.
Immigrant women who lack civil rights guaranteed to American citizens can’t exercise rights to abortion care or to protection from sexual abuse and domestic violence.
The Center for American Progress’s fact sheet on the connections between immigration policy and reproductive justice demonstrates the threat the anti-immigrant sentiment in the U.S. today poses to the reproductive health of immigrant women.
How we treat the most vulnerable individuals, undocumented immigrant women and their children, is a reflection of the ethical and moral compass of our society.