As many as a dozen women will have their deportations delayed until President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January.
Mbeti Ndonga, 37, was brought to the U.S. as a toddler. Now she's facing deportation after undergoing gynecological surgery in ICE custody.
"I told him 'no,' but he kept going. 'Relax,' he told me."
Lawyers fought the deportations of two women who were treated by a controversial gynecologist while in ICE custody.
Brought to the U.S. at age 3, ICE detained the 36-year-old mother and then attempted to deport her to Mexico after she had procedures with a controversial gynecologist.
“They're getting rid of us,” a woman on the verge of being deported tells VICE News.
“It’s softer than the lightest snow, the froth on your cappuccino, or even the bubbles in your bubble bath."
A cache of documents shared with Motherboard show much broader interest from the U.S. government in using malware in criminal investigations.
A team of doctors reviewed more than 3,200 pages of medical records from 19 women who allege "medical maltreatment" at an ICE detention facility in Georgia.
Lawyers say they haven't been able to find the parents of hundreds of kids taken from their parents under the "zero tolerance" family separation policy.
"When you're a single parent you're lonely... so you want other users to come round because they're the only connection you've got in the world."