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ACLU and Jewish Family Service File Administrative Complaint on Behalf of Migrant Woman Who Gave Birth at Border Patrol Station

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) and Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) filed an administrative complaint with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) calling for an immediate investigation of the U.S. Border Patrol’s mistreatment of a 27-year-old Guatemalan woman who gave birth at the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station earlier this year.

We held a virtual press conference on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 with the following presenters:

Monika Langarica
Immigrants’ Rights Staff Attorney
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Kate Clark
Senior Director of Immigration Services
Jewish Family Services of San Diego

Cheryl Alethia Phelps
Communications Director, ACLUF-SDIC

Read the press release and complaint on the ACLU San Diego website >>