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Take Action to End Family Separation

The U.S. administration’s appalling crackdown on desperate immigrants reached new lows in early May, when the Department of Justice began forcibly separating children from their parents as they cross into the United States from Mexico. Forced family separation is profoundly harmful to children and to families and violates fundamental human rights.

The U.S. administration’s appalling crackdown on desperate immigrants reached new lows in early May, when the Department of Justice began forcibly separating children from their parents as they cross into the United States from Mexico. Forced family separation is profoundly harmful to children and to families and violates fundamental human rights. Physicians for Human Rights immediately activated our Asylum Network, mobilizing medical professionals across the country to stand up to this cruel policy. More than 5,000 medical professionals and others signed our letter [PDF] to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen demanding an end to forced family separation and calling attention to its lasting negative health effects on children. With your support, we are sending a clear message to the U.S. administration that its inhumane immigrant detention practices must end. Please sign our letter today!

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