Pediatricians Unite for Immigrant Children

Today eight national organizations of pediatricians—physicians and researchers—offered their “renewed resolve to do everything we can to care for and protect immigrant children, refugee children, and all children” and asked the federal government to do the same. Their statement highlights how the recent Executive Orders on immigration affect both particularly vulnerable immigrant children, and many of the doctors and researchers who come to the United States to do lifesaving work. They remind us that “We have a choice in how we treat immigrant children.” Read the statement here.