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How detention centers deepen migrant children's trauma

Clip: 09/17/2019 | 7m 20s

The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and long-term health of these kids. Amna Nawaz reports and talks to Alan Shapiro of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Aired: 09/17/19

Rating: NR

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