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Harsher policies under Trump reportedly damage health of immigrant children

For children in this country, at this time, being an immigrant can harm their health. Their fears — real and imagined — about the potential deportation of their parents are causing illness and perhaps permanent brain changes, according to a new study released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit leader in health-policy analysis. The study showed that legal and undocumented immigrant families are being consumed by the stresses produced by the Trump administration’s harsher enforcement policies. The study found: •Immigrant families are experiencing alarming levels of uncertainty.

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