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Emotional trauma inescapable for migrant children who escape violence in home country




Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.
Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.
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Thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have been reuniting with family and settling into the U.S. — at least until their cases are heard in immigration court.

Though they escaped violence in their home countries, KPCC's Leslie Berestein Rojas says it's hard to escape the emotional trauma that follows such an experience.

Read the full story: For migrant kids, past traumas are hard to escape - and early intervention is key