Separating Kids From Their Parents Is A Recipe For Long-Term Health Problems

A 4-year-old Honduran girl carries a doll while walking with her immigrant mother. Both were released from federal detention on June 17, 2018 in McAllen, Texas.

Though the federal government is changing its policy of separating immigrant children and parents, some children who were detained may suffer ongoing health consequences from the trauma.

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