For Latino And Latina Immigrants, Language Can Be A Major Barrier From Accessing Necessary Abortion Services

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Itzel’s journey to the United States was long, and her asylum process to demonstrate “credible fear” about returning to her homeland felt even longer. Nevertheless, the Central American mother of one persevered, leaving detention and relocating to the Houston metro area to be reunited with her husband. Together, they were working toward rebuilding their lives, starting by saving money to buy a home, but then they received unexpected news.

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