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In the fifth and final part of our series on undocumented children, we look at reunification.
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In the fourth part of our series on undocumented children, we look at how this approach helps improve kids’ health and academic outcomes.
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In part three of our series on undocumented children, we look at how Prince George’s county schools are focusing on mental health supports for them.
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In part two of our series on undocumented children, we look at a new program Prince George’s county has developed to support its English learners.
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The number of children crossing the southern border is on the rise again. Prince George’s County is helping them cope and learn.
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This article was produced as a project of the USC Center for Health Journalism National Fellowship.
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“We wanted to see the sun because the lights were on inside all the time. They would wake us up all the time, they wouldn’t let us sleep,” said one unaccompanied minor placed in a Texas detention center. “I wanted to cry. I thought, ‘God why am I here. Why did I come?’”

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This week, California officially begins enrolling eligible undocumented kids in the state's Medicaid program. Here are a few things to keep an eye out for as the enrollment effort gets going.

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Of the more than 836,000 young immigrants who've applied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a significant number have been able to continue their higher education, apply for college and receive financial aid. But health coverage has been trickier.

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