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.
The reproductive justice movement needs to pay attention to the recent attacks on immigrant transgender women of color.
A conservative think-tank has found “proof” that single motherhood among immigrant women is contributing to the downfall of the United States.