Democrats Renew Demand for Records on Family Separations

House Democrats on Thursday renewed pressure to obtain critical records on the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy in light of a watchdog report detailing psychological trauma children experienced at facilities throughout the United States.

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US Report: Separated Children Deeply Traumatized in Detention

The child-separation policy enacted by President Donald Trump inflicted high degrees of trauma on children already severely distressed by violence in their home countries or encountered during their journey, according to a government report released Wednesday.

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Doctors Call New Trump Rule a Threat to Public Health

Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps or other forms of public assistance.

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