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June 21, 2018

In this AJ+ video, Family Science Associate Professor Dr. Mia Smith-Bynum speaks about the negative mental health impacts of “The U.S.’s new zero-tolerance approach to illegal border crossings.”

In the video, Dr. Smith-Bynum explains how this type of traumatic separation “Disrupts brain development, and so a kids memory, their ability to concentrate, to learn and master new skills, all of that gets thrown offline.”

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