Separation of Babies from Families at the Border

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Out of deep concern for young children, families, and America’s future based in decades of research, ZERO TO THREE stands in strong, informed opposition to the practice of separating children from families at the U.S. border. Use the resources on this page to learn more about our concerns for the healthy growth and development of affected children and the science behind them.

“If children are unnecessarily and traumatically removed from their parents, their physical and mental health and well-being will suffer.”
Separating Families at the Border—Consequences for Children’s Health and Well-Being