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Study Finds Immigration Crackdowns Cause Detrimental Prenatal Well-Being, Low Birthweight

Friday, January 18, 2019
America Magazine

A recent Stanford University study indicates that crackdowns on unauthorized immigration may interfere with the development of unborn children.

The study found Latina immigrant women in Arizona who were pregnant during the contentious debate over S.B. 1070 and gave birth in the six-month period between July and December 2010 had babies with lower birthweight compared with those in prior years. Average birth weights did not decrease among U.S.-born white, black or Latina women during the same time....

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