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Five on Friday: California to Ban Chlorpyrifos

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Five on Friday: California to Ban Chlorpyrifos


Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly dose of migrant health news, offered up by MCN staff.



California to Ban Chlorpyrifos


Amy says, “Way to go, California!” with the Golden State’s newly announced ban on chlorpyrifos.

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2 EPA asbestos rule


Kate shared another EPA ruling: “EPA Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show.

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3 Immigrant Dies in Detention


Saul sent around the horrifying news, “A 16-year-old immigrant boy died in US custody. Officials are investigating.”


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4 Evictions for Housing Undocumented


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

Del shared the American Immigration Council’s article, “HUD Proposes to Evict Citizens and Immigrants from Public Housing if They Have Undocumented Family Members.

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Puerto Ricans Shows Signs of PTSD


Alma shared this PBS NewsHour piece: “Hurricane Maria’s legacy: Thousands of Puerto Rican students show PTSD symptoms.” She also shared an article on the same topic from El Nuevo Dia: “Un estudio revela que un 26% de los boricuas sufren estrés postraumático tras María.”


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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