"Immigration reform has been stalled, and we need action now. Not in three months, not review. We need it now."
The Health Equity and Access Under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014, introduced last week, would significantly improve the ability of immigrant women and families to access affordable health care.
The provisions affected employment, education, transportation, and housing for undocumented immigrants.
A bipartisan group of 12 members of Congress are urging US President Barack Obama to issue stronger protections to prevent the sexual abuse of immigrant detainees in a newly-released letter.
The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
An undocumented woman who was shackled before and after giving birth in Tennessee will receive $490,000 in a settlement and now has the prospect of a U-visa.
Protests have been held in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington, among other states.
The 104 women included 20 undocumented immigrants, the largest number of undocumented immigrant women to willingly submit to arrest.