Abolish ICE? The impacts of toxic stress on kids, Wyoming harnesses the wind

June 27, 2018

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Two uniformed Department of Homeland Security officers are shown looking off to the right of the frame while talking on their walkie-talkies.

Department of Homeland Security officers watch members of Occupy ICE, a group set on disrupting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operations, outside the ICE offices in New York City, June 25, 2018.

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Some critics of Donald Trump's immigration policies want to abolish ICE. We find out what dismantling the agency would mean. Also, how Algeria has been deporting thousands of sub-Saharan migrants, by dropping them off in the desert. Plus, how Wyoming, a state built on coal, now has an opportunity to promote wind power.

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The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Kaja
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Artist: Apocalyptica
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Artist: Qais Essar
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Discussion: What trauma are separated migrant children now dealing with?

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What are the potential health impacts on children who have been separated from their families at the border? Harvard's Dr. Jack Shonkoff, an expert on toxic stress in children, raises serious concerns about what the kids separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border might be experiencing and the long-term impacts of the trauma.