Unaccompanied and separated children and families

The current policies against youth and families seeking safety at our border continue to be targeted with the Iron Triangle of detention, deterrence, and deportation. For over a decade, I've been fortunate to work with unaccompanied and separated children and families in post-release community and detention settings. I've a provided multiple Congressional testimonies and briefings on the mental health effects of detention on unaccompanied children.