PBS NewsHour

DHHS report examines the health risks of detaining children

Clip: 09/06/2019 | 7m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Medical professionals and children’s welfare advocates have warned of health risks from detaining migrant children and separating them from family members. Now, a government agency has delivered a comprehensive report on the issue. Lisa Desjardins talks to Ann Maxwell, assistant inspector general for evaluations and inspections at the Department of Health and Human Services, who helped write it.

Aired: 09/06/19

Rating: NR

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