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The consequences of separating parents from children can include causing or exacerbating mental health problems such as depressive or anxiety disorders.

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Si bien las condiciones y servicios médicos ofrecidos en el sistema de centros de inmigración han mejorado en años recientes, defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes dicen que todavía quedan muchas cosas por cambiar.

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In 2014, fellows Alonso Yáñez and Annabelle Sedano collaborated on a project highlighting shortcomings in detention facilities for undocumented immigrants operated by for-profit companies. As Obama reconsiders outsourcing detention centers, this project offers early warnings of problems to come.

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The Resilience of Refugee Children After War report put together by the American Psychological Association offers a a comprehensive assessment of decades of research into the psychological effects of the refugee experience.

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The Resilience of Refugee Children After War report put together by the American Psychological Association offers a a comprehensive assessment of decades of research into the psychological effects of the refugee experience.

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As many as 1 in 4 of those detained have chronic medical conditions. Medical neglect can lead to deteriorated health and, in Fernando Dominguez Valdivia's case, death.

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En esta primera entrega Annabelle Sedano, muestra de primera mano los testimonios de reclusos y familiares que viven una realidad distinta a la que se suspone deben afrontar y que ponen en riesgo la salud de los internos.

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Los primeros meses en la vida de un refugiado en EE. UU. están cargados de nuevas experiencias. Y también de visitas al médico. Toda la atención inicial está cubierta por los servicios de asistencia médica. Pero cuando finaliza esa cobertura, los refugiados pueden seguir teniendo problemas de salud.

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The first few months of a refugee’s life in the U.S. are filled with new experiences. And with doctor’s visits. That initial care is covered by eight months of medical assistance, but refugees may still have outstanding health issues and no way to pay for them.

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Trying to access health care without English language skills can often leave refugees lost in translation.

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