US Congress members demand halt to deportations of women who accused gynecologist of abuse

105 members of Congress signed petition seeking to prevent Dr Mahendra Amin’s accusers from being deported

A group of 30 US senators and 75 congressmen and women have demanded an immediate halt to deportations of women who claim they were abused by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) gynecologist, as the furore over alleged abused in Ice custody continues to grow.

The development comes as some of the women recounted their experiences to the Guardian, two of them detailing the painful and invasive procedures they were subjected to by Dr Mahendra Amin in Georgia. Both women were then listed for deportation days after they spoke out against the doctor, in what their lawyers say is a “pattern of intimidation” designed to silence abuse claims.

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Source: The Guardian
US Congress members demand halt to deportations of women who accused gynecologist of abuse