Kavitha Surana is a reporter at ProPublica.
Some Republicans Were Willing to Compromise on Abortion Ban Exceptions. Activists Made Sure They Didn’t.
ProPublica reviewed 12 of the nation’s strictest abortion bans. Few changed in 2023, as state lawmakers caved to pressure from anti-abortion groups opposing exceptions for rape, incest and health risks.
It’s clear that abortion bans can make pregnancy more dangerous, but experts say it may take years for maternal mortality data to reveal the toll.
Hospitals in Two States Denied an Abortion to a Miscarrying Patient. Investigators Say They Broke Federal Law.
Doctors told her she might die but she couldn’t have an abortion under state law until she got sicker, documents show. The Biden administration says failing to act violates a federal law requiring hospitals to provide emergency care.
A Tennessee mother wanted to end her high-risk pregnancy, but doctors feared prosecution.
With an amendment to Tennessee’s abortion ban on the table, a powerful anti-abortion group pushes Republican lawmakers to take the narrowest interpretation on when a doctor can legally intervene in high-risk cases.
Anti-abortion groups helped write and pass laws that kicked in to ban abortion when Roe v. Wade was overturned. The groups see Tennessee’s ban as the country’s strongest — and they want to keep it that way, according to audio reviewed by ProPublica.
An Australian tourist alleged that a border official asked about her abortion history. The ACLU and other advocates are more concerned agents aren’t meeting the health needs of pregnant immigrants and infants in border facilities.
Serious medical issues can arise during pregnancies. Our reporters want to understand how policy changes affect intimate medical decisions. Your examples can help.
Border Patrol’s High-Speed Pursuits Often End in Gruesome Crashes
Las persecuciones a alta velocidad de la Patrulla Fronteriza a menudo terminan en choques terribles
The state police just implemented a policy banning some of the most egregious behavior exposed in an investigation last year by ProPublica and The Philadelphia Inquirer, which raised questions of racial profiling and unlawful arrest.
What happens when you say no to MS-13.
The city has wielded policy to fight back against Trump and ICE, but in the background, some public employees have quietly cooperated with immigration enforcement agents.
Authorities Can Now Deny Visa and Green Card Applications Without Giving Applicants a Chance to Fix Errors
Immigration lawyers call the policy change, which kicks in today, another brick in Trump’s “invisible wall” to make legal immigration as difficult as possible.
Una madre indocumentada volvió a encontrarse con su hija. Las primeras treinta y seis horas fueron una combinación de alegría, preguntas acerca de su separación e inquietudes acerca del futuro.
An undocumented mother was reunited with her daughter. The first 36 hours brought a mix of joy, questions about the separation and worries about the future.
Una bebé fue separada de su tío en la frontera. Tres meses después, su madre todavía está tratando de recuperarla.
El caso de Liah Ferrera Amaya muestra el exhaustivo proceso de revisión al que las familias inmigrantes deben someterse para recuperar a sus hijos de la custodia de los EEUU — incluso si eso significa arriesgarse a la deportación.
A Baby Was Separated From Her Uncle at the Border. Three Months Later, Her Mother Is Still Trying to Get Her Back.
The case of Liah Ferrera Amaya shows the extensive vetting immigrant families must submit to in order to retrieve their children from U.S. custody — even if it means putting themselves at risk for deportation.
Los padres recluidos en centros de detención migratoria sin sus hijos dicen que los teléfonos apenas funcionan y aún no saben cuándo volverán a ver a sus hijos, casi dos semanas después de que la administración Trump declarara que puso fin a la separación familiar en la frontera.
Parents held in immigration detention without their kids say the phones barely work and they still don’t know when they will see their children again, almost two weeks after the Trump administration declared it ended family separation at the border.