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Without Plans To Reunify Families, Child Abuse At The Hands Of The Government Continues

After a massive public outcry, President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday to end his administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the border. But his order fails on two accounts. First, his administration is ending forced family separation by massively expanding the government’s capability to detain children with their parents. The American Academy of […]

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Why Trump’s Family Separation Policy Could Be Detrimental to Parents’ and Children’s Mental Health

By now, you’ve probably read or heard about the terrible stories coming in the wake of the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, which has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Aside from the obvious practical issues with separating children from the families that care for them, several prominent […]