At the Borders of the Body Politic: Fetal Citizens, Pregnant Migrants
Due to the recent Supreme Court ruling,
Women are facing rising concerns regarding abortion.
Women with uncertain immigration status are facing additional barriers from abortion providers to U.S. government agencies trying to determine what will happen in the future.
In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling,
Thirteen states have passed laws that are meant to trigger full or partial bands to abortion,
Dramatically changing the access to abortion throughout the country.
The Biden administration is seeking ways to provide access to abortions for women and girls in U.S. immigration custody living in states that implemented abortion bans.
It is especially a struggle for the undocumented women to travel across state lines due to the fear of deportation.