Today, an estimated 3,500 people – including children – are fleeing extreme poverty and violence and seeking refuge in the U.S. They deserve to be treated with compassion and respect.
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The prolonged and indefinite detention of immigrant and refugee children is without question an attack on the core values of the United States and will fundamentally change the way the U.S. treats vulnerable children. We must take action today to protect children from further harm.
Numerous researchers, doctors and mental health professionals have highlighted the negative impact of the family separation policy on children. We need to reunite these families immediately.
Children are negatively impacted by indefinite family detention, with their well-being at risk. Here are 5 harmful long-term effects of family detention on children.