• Carolyn Maloney

TROUBLING REPORT ON PREGNANT WOMEN IN DHS DETENTION

On April 21, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, released a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) entitled Care of Pregnant Women in DHS Facilities.


“This independent report documents troubling instances of inadequate care and complaints of mistreatment of these vulnerable pregnant women,” said Chairwoman Maloney. “This report comes at a time when the Administration is refusing to release hundreds of pregnant women and other medically at-risk individuals who are vulnerable to the coronavirus in crowded detention facilities.”


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