Investigators haven’t interviewed at least eight women who were deported after receiving questionable medical diagnoses and treatment at Irwin County Detention Center, VICE News has learned.
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.
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.
"We are not an experiment."
Rashida Tlaib demanded ICE be abolished and AOC referred to a longtime "program of mass human rights violations targeting immigrants."
"We’ve questioned among ourselves, like, goodness, he's taking everybody’s stuff out," said a former nurse at the facility. "That's his specialty, he’s the uterus collector."