A Nurse’s Look at Everything That Could Go Wrong When You Put Children in Cages
It’s hard for me to put into words the despair I feel for the thirteen thousand children still being held behind chain-link fences in harsh, prison-like conditions, or in locations that no one seems to remember, because they didn’t keep track of human beings, of children. This isn’t about politics or border security. We shouldn’t treat children like this, no matter where they come from or how they got here — because they’re children. As the numbers continue to grow, and they will, conditions will grow worse.