Immigration Detention of Children and Families must End – Toronto Star

As a psychiatrist who works with children and families, I am not supposed to cry. As a researcher, I strive to engage but remain an observer.

Nevertheless, while sitting across from two parents incarcerated in an immigration holding centre, as they described the agony of being separated from their two young daughters, I felt my throat tighten and tears roll down my cheeks. Their pain filled the small interview room; my job could not insulate me.

Read the full story at https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/10/04/immigration-detention-of-children-and-families-must-end.html

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