Why Don’t We Care About All Children in America? | Opinion

By Arturo Brito, President & CEO, Children's Health Fund
A migrant mother helps her child walk through brush alongside the banks of the Rio Grande after crossing into the U.S. on May 21, 2022, in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Why as a nation are we so uncaring about the needs of all of America’s children, especially the ones coming across the southern border seeking a better life?

I ask that question as a pediatrician, who has spent my professional career focused on the health and well-being of children. As such, I am deeply concerned that amid all the noise and hand-wringing about border crossings, we hear little or nothing about how we as a nation are going to meet the health care and other developmental needs of newly arriving immigrant children, as well as the cost to America from inaction.

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