RGV Statement on Hospitalized Migrant Who Gave Birth Prematurely; Infant Passed from Complications
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Border Patrol agents working near Hidalgo, Texas, found a pregnant woman in need of medical attention near the Rio Grande. Agents immediately requested Emergency Medical Services (EMS). EMS arrived on scene and transported the migrant to a local hospital for care.
Today, hospital personnel advised Border Patrol that the patient gave birth prematurely and that unfortunately the newborn passed away due to complications.