June 12, 2018

#115: Zero Tolerance

Maria and Julio talk about the damaging effect of separating parents and their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. They are joined by Sandy Santana, executive director of the national legal non-profit Children’s Rights, part of a group of organizations challenging this policy. Also with them, Tina Vasquez, immigration reporter at Rewire.News.


Want to read more?

Tina's article on how Jeff Sessions’ policy follows up on what happened during the Obama administration.

American Academy of Pediatrics statement on the effects of separation of families in the border.

From the New England Journal of Medicine: Separating Families at the Border: Consequences for Children’s Health and Well-Being

From the Washington Post: Does separating families at the border really discourages immigration?


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