President Trump’s executive order may have temporarily stopped the separation of families at the border, but the administration has yet to lay out an official plan to reunite families previously separated by his “zero-tolerance” policy. According to the Department of Homeland Security, more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents between May 5 and June 9. Some of the parents have already been deported by immigration officials. Currently, these young immigrants are being held in detention centers, which some have described as prisons. Charles Nelson, a professor of pediatrics at Harvard University, says footage reminds him of studies he conducted on orphanages in Romania, where children suffered mental impairment and emotional disorders. He joins Soledad O’Brien to discuss the history of orphanages in the United States and the psychological impact of impersonal care.

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