NM congresswoman: Immigrants not getting legal rep

July 19, 2014 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s lone congresswoman said Friday she fears detained immigrant women and children aren’t getting the required legal representation or proper health care.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., said immigration authorities will start giving migrant girls as young as 9 years old pregnancy tests since many girls are reportedly being raped on their way to the United States.

“We are seeing 11-year-old girls testing positive for being pregnant,” said Lujan Grisham, who believes the children Login to read more

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