The Challenge of Providing Healthcare to Refugee Children

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 file photo, Syrian refugee children sit on the ground as they listen to their teacher inside a tent, home for a refugee family that has been turned into a school.

Dr. Alan Shapiro, medical director and co-founder of Terra Firma, the first medical-legal partnership in the United States specifically for unaccompanied immigrant children in the community, and Kimberley Chin, the Deputy Director of Children’s Defense Fund New York, discuss the challenges of providing medical care, advocacy and legal services to refugee and migrant children.