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Border Patrol often misses early signs of illness in migrant children, doctor says

The girl had been in Border Patrol custody for two days before agents rushed her to El Paso Children’s Hospital. Johansson told CNN he admitted her and put her on an IV line, fluids and other treatment. “She lived, but her illness had been missed,” he said of that day three months ago. “We need… Read More »

Homeland Security doctor says he’s giving migrant children the care he’d want for his own kids

“I’m a doctor and a parent,” he said. “I’m very comfortable in my own skin, and I would do for these folks what I would want done for my own children.” “I take care of everyone in our care like I would want my own children taken care of.” The official works for the Department… Read More »

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

The staff at the center asked the children to depict their time in CBP custody. A social worker at the center gave the drawings to the American Academy of Pediatrics, which gave them to CNN. “The fact that the drawings are so realistic and horrific gives us a view into what these children have experienced,”… Read More »