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Perla Trevizo is a recipient of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in this series can be found here. 
Picture of Perla Trevizo
Perla Trevizo is a recipient of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in this series can be found here. 
Picture of Perla Trevizo
Perla Trevizo is a recipient of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center's Fund for Journalism on Child Well-being. Other stories in this series can be found here.
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While children show different responses to early trauma, depending on factors such as their age, coping mechanisms, and family support, experts say that research shows that witnessing a parent's arrest or deportation leads to a complex series of problems.

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Reporter Johanes Roselló spent four months interviewing families who’d been affected by the deportation of a father or spouse. Their stories were heartbreaking, frustrating and inspiring. Here are some lessons and suggestions for others considering similar projects.

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New York journalist Anthony Advincula discusses the challenge of finding a subject willing to speak openly on the sensitive issue.

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Las consecuencias de la separación de los padres de los niños pueden incluir causar o exacerbar los problemas de salud mental, como los trastornos depresivos o de ansiedad.

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The consequences of separating parents from children can include causing or exacerbating mental health problems such as depressive or anxiety disorders.

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A Mexican father is released from detention thanks to a psychological evaluation used as evidence in court.

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