ICE Whistleblower: Mexico Investigating US Immigrant ‘Sterilizations’

9/24/2020

Mexico is investigating claims that six Mexican women were sterilized while in a US migrant detention center, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.

Ebrard in a press conference confirmed that they are already in contact with the six Mexican women who may have been sterilized. “If confirmed, it’s a major issue and measures must be taken,” he continued. On Monday, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador asserts that if the allegations are confirmed, his government could take legal action against the United States. ICE health Services Director Dr. Ada Rivera maintains that the agency, “vehemently disputes the implication that detainees are used for experimental medical procedures.”

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