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Five on Friday: Immigrants in Detention Need Healthcare

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Five on Friday Immigrants in Detention Need Healthcare


Hey, Austin area MCN supporters! #AmplifyATX is going on now: a 24-hour flash-fundraiser to celebrate the impact that Austin nonprofits have on our health and well-being in this glorious city. Amplify our efforts in Austin and beyond: Donate now, in the final hours of the fundraiser! Thank you for your love of MCN and our work. Here are some of the articles we’ve been talking about. What are you reading? Let us know on Facebook.



1 Environmental Policy Puts Children at Risk


Amy sent around the New York Magazine long-form article, “The Lost Generation: Trump’s environmental policies are putting the health of American children at risk.

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2 Family Separation Continues


Karen shared the USA Today article, “Despite ban, separating migrant families at the border continues in some cases.

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3 Sexual Assault in Detention Center


Karen also forwarded, “ICE Detention Center Says It’s Not Responsible for Staff's Sexual Abuse of Detainees.


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4 Influenza Vaccine Proves Effective


Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Laz sent over some good news: “2018-2019 Influenza Vaccine Is Effective, Says CDC.

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5 Immigrants in Detention Need Healthcare


Claire shared the LA Times op-ed that is very relevant to our project, Medical Review for Immigrants: “Immigrants are suffering in detention. They need adequate healthcare now.


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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