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Migrant Woman Testifies: My Child Died On What Is Mother's Day In My Country

Yazmin Juárez told lawmakers that her daughter died from a respiratory infection after getting inadequate medical care in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

"I'm here today because I want to put an end to this," Yazmin Juárez told members of Congress tearfully on Wednesday.

Lawmakers listened as Juárez testified about the preventable death of her daughter in 2018, weeks after they were released from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

Juárez said she had

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