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ICE ends presumption of release for pregnant detainees

  1. Date Announced

    Dec. 14, 2017

    ICE issues a directive that it will no longer presume pregnant detainees are eligible for release. Instead, it will determine eligibility for release on a case-by-case basis. ICE will, however, generally not detain pregnant women in their third trimester. [ID #290]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Dec. 14, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Detention
Agencies Affected: ICE

Prior Policies

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