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By: Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

ANA and nurses call for migrant family reunifications

IMMIGRATION across our southern border took the spotlight earlier this year. People chose sides based on personal views about how a child or family entered our country. But one thing was clear for the American Nurses Association (ANA) and nurses across the nation: The time it took from feeling outraged to wanting to take action was barely perceptible. Migrant children were being forcibly separated from their parents, housed in detention centers that included a vacant big box store and a warehouse, and reportedly not allowed the basic comfort of human touch, even from siblings. Any child enduring these conditions and separation from the only person they know and love for even a short period of time was unthinkable.

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