Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: immigration

Immigration Detention: The Mental Health Impacts

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Solitary confinement is not a substitute for medical isolation and its conditions are not conducive to care or recovery, but rather a tool to manage and silence those struggling with trauma exacerbated by conditions they are trapped in indefinitely.

An American History of Drugs and Addiction, Part Two: Immigrating to...

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As Prohibition was taking hold on the East Coast in response to European immigrants, equal efforts for Prohibition were occurring on the West Coast, fueled by racist caricatures of Chinese immigrants.

Current Immigration Policies Create Mental Health Vulnerabilities for Families

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Researchers investigate the impact of immigration policies on the mental health of arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants.

DACA has “Immediate and Positive” Impact on Lives of Immigrant Students,...

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New research demonstrates the benefits and complexities for immigrants transitioning from undocumented to DACA status.

APA Statement on Proposal to Lengthen Detention of Child Migrants

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From the American Psychological Association: "Following is the statement of American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to the Trump administration’s...

Deportation and Family Separation Impact Entire Communities

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From UC Santa Cruz NewsCenter: "The deportation and forced separation of immigrants has negative effects that extend beyond individuals and families to entire communities...

Judge Rules No More Drugging Migrant Children Without Consent

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From MSN News: "A federal judge on Monday found that U.S. government officials have been giving psychotropic medication to migrant children at a Texas...

Migrant Kids Are Being Traumatized, Not Treated

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From The Sacramento Bee: "I don’t know what it’s like to be an immigrant kid, to travel alone to an unfamiliar country or be...

Immigrant Shelters Drug Traumatized Teens Without Consent

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From ProPublica: "Emotional distress and mental health issues are prevalent among these children, sometimes a result of traumatic experiences in their home countries, at other...