Episode Four: Kids in Cages
In this episode
Dara Lind covers immigration policy for ProPublica in Washington, DC. Before coming to ProPublica, she spent five years as Vox's immigration reporter; she remains a regular co-host of the Vox podcast "The Weeds." She's been covering immigration in some form since the end of the George W. Bush administration.
Ranit Mishori, MD
Physicians for Human Rights
Dr. Ranit Mishori is Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is an expert consultant for Physicians for Human Rights.
Asylum Seekers' Stories
Kids in Need of Defense
With thanks to the asylum seekers who shared their personal stories with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), and with thanks to KIND for permitting Entry Denied to tell those stories in this episode.
Producer and Engineer
Camila Figueroa Restrepo
Journalist Dara Lind describes the origins of the “child separation” policy and its abandonment in the face of public outrage. Dr. Ranit Mishori reports on a study she conducted on the mental health impacts of separation on migrant children.
Materials Of interest
Trust and Consequences – The Washington Post
Sessions: ‘Zero Tolerance For Illegal Entry’ – Associated Press, May 7, 2018
WATCH: Sessions say ‘zero-tolerance’ policy may split families at border – PBS NewsHour, May 18, 2018
Trump signs executive order to end family separations CNN – June 20, 2018
The voices of children separated at the border – Vox, June 19, 2018
How Trump’s Family Separation Traumatized Children – The Atlantic September 7, 2018
Children separated from parents cry at US detention centre – audio initially obtained by investigative news outlet ProPublica – The Guardian, June, 19 2018
Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy – Financial Times, June 20, 2018
Hundreds Protest Family Border Separations – Associated Press, June 19, 2018