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When Undoing Is Not Enough ! Repairing Harms Inflicted on Immigrant Children

List of authors.
  • N. Ewen Wang, M.D.,
  • Ryan Matlow, Ph.D.,
  • and Alan Shapiro, M.D.

Actions by the Biden administration to end harmful immigration policies are critically important. But solutions should also include creating conditions within the United States that will allow children exposed to immigration-related trauma to grow, learn, and thrive.

Funding and Disclosures

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This article was published on May 5, 2021, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Emergency Medicine (N.E.W.), and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (R.M.), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Academic General Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Terra Firma: Healthcare and Justice for Immigrant Children ! all in New York (A.S.).

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