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Heightened Immigration Enforcement Has Troubling Impact on Babies

DURHAM, N.C. February 3, 2021 — Harsher immigration law enforcement by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement leads to decreased use of prenatal care for immigrant mothers and declines in birth weight, according to new Duke University research. In the study, published in PLoS ONE, researchers examine the effects of the federal 287(g) immigration program after […]