Arrested an illegal immigrant from Honduras gave birth to a dead child. When she was arrested, 24-year-old woman was on her 6th month of pregnancy. This was announced yesterday, 25 February, official representatives of Immigration and customs enforcement, U.S. (ICE) and Customs and border protection, U.S. (CBP).
Border patrol detained immigrant on February 18 near Hidalgo (TX). She said that is at the 6th month of pregnancy.
According to the ICE statement, after the arrest of the doctors was twice examined the woman (name withheld) and no abnormalities found. After that she was transferred into custody in the ICE detention center for immigrants in the city of Port Isabel (TX). It happened last Friday, February 22.
“That night she began to complain of abdominal discomfort and was examined by doctors ICE Health Service Corp. An ambulance was called”, — said the representatives of ICE.
As it turned out, the woman began premature birth in the 27th week of pregnancy. The child was born dead, revive him failed.
According to the statement, the woman is still in custody.
The office “ceased [action] the presumption of exemption for all pregnant women prisoners, in accordance with the decree of the President of trump from January 2017”, according to the ICE website.
Currently, ICE is conducting an internal investigation.
Recall, for the last several months in detention centres for illegal immigrants died 3 people: 45-year-old man and 2 children — 8 and 9 years old. Stillborn children “deaths in custody” are not considered, noted in the ICE.
ICE have arrested an illegal immigrant went into preterm labor. The child was born dead updated: February 26, 2019 author: Alina Dykman