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Chaotic Effort to Reunite Immigrant Parents w/Children

The chaotic effort to reunite immigrant parents with their separated kids by Kevin Sieff BROWNSVILLE, TX Each of the mothers had a different memory of the moment she was separated from her child. For some, it was outside a Border Patrol station just north of the Rio Grande, shortly after being apprehended. For others, it…

‘It’s Horrendous’: The Heartache of a Migrant Boy Taken From His Father

In several letters to the Department of Homeland Security, the American Academy of Pediatrics has urged an end to parent-child separation, which researchers have said can cause lifelong trauma in children. When the policy was unveiled, the academy’s president, Dr. Colleen Kraft, said she was dismayed at its “sweeping cruelty.”