Navigation Links
Children of New Bedford Immigrant Raids Are Victims of Terrorism, Testifies Dr. Laria Today
Date:4/7/2008

BOSTON, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- "If we define 'terrorism' as systematic premeditated acts of violence that provoke feelings of terror in targeted victims, there's no better term to describe these events," said Dr. Amaro Laria of the violent undocumented immigrant raid of a factory in New Bedford last year to the National Commission on ICE Misconduct and Violations of 4th Amendment Rights today at the state house. The Commission is examining ramifications of such raids on families, communities and local economies.

A clinical psychologist and director of the Latino Mental Health Program at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Laria led a group of mental health volunteers in the aftermath of the raids that separated hundreds of mothers and their children. He spoke of the children devastated by the raid, such as a seven-year-old who displayed symptoms typical of a post- traumatic stress disorder -- severe anxiety, guardedness, hypervigilance, and irritability. "Her father," testified Laria, "reported that she was losing weight and that she was having severe insomnia and violent nightmares every night since she was separated from her mother."

He went on describe other faces of New Bedford that still haunt him. A child who contemplated suicide, another who called 911 when her mom didn't come home that day, a breast-fed baby rushed to an emergency room with severe dehydration and "...the young teenager who was arrested at the factory and then psychologically tortured because she refused to provide information about her mother and siblings in order to protect them," he said.

He also described the humiliation of detained women required to prove to guards that they were lactating, who were watched as they went to the bathroom, and who found themselves in shackles in the courtroom.

"As a mental health professional, as a father of two young children, as an immigrant myself, and as a human being with some compassion for the su
'/>"/>

SOURCE Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. For Children With Heart Disease, a Risk of Attention and Behavior Problems
2. Childrens Hospital Contributes Genotype Data to Enhance Autism Research Worldwide
3. Changing school environment curbs weight gain in children
4. For children with heart disease, a risk of attention and behavior problems
5. Early neglect predicts aggressive behavior in children
6. Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Involved in Projects To Develop Nations First Heart Assist Devices for Young Children
7. Families of children with cancer support human tissue research, study finds
8. Lung transplants not dangerous for children with cystic fibrosis, after all
9. Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life
10. MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION, VACCINES AND AUTISM: 1 in 50 Children Could Be at Risk
11. BJs Charitable Foundation Announces Q4 Donation of More Than $500,000 to Programs That Benefit Children and Families
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... The 2014 Market Research Report ... in-depth research report on COC industry. For an ... including its definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, ... report also presents product specification, manufacturing process, and ... regions, technology and applications. Analysis also covers upstream ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 24, 2014 Dental implants benefit ... a tooth replacement. They offer the strongest and most ... over other forms of tooth replacement. They will never ... the adjacent teeth for support, and they prevent the ... been told that they are not suitable candidates for ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 Dr. Ronald ... training and experience placing dental implants in a ... about the effects of overusing teeth-whitening treatments. , ... http://www.NewAlbanyImplants.com , Dr. Receveur writes that overusing teeth-whitening ... even irreversible damage to enamel. , “Because ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Longer and colder body cooling ... have brain damage from a lack of oxygen, a new ... newborns with this condition -- called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy -- ... degrees Celsius (92.3 Fahrenheit) for 72 hours, experts say. ... brains of animals, so this study examined if the same ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to ... for Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Calif. ... healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more ... Medical Center is a community owned, 397-bed, Gold Seal-approved, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:Innovative Dental Implant Procedure to Gain Momentum in the New Year 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Weighs In On New Trend of Overbleaching Teeth 2Health News:New Albany Dentist Weighs In On New Trend of Overbleaching Teeth 3Health News:Greater Cooling of Oxygen-Deprived Infants Fails to Improve Survival 2Health News:Tri-City Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Compliance Officer 2Health News:Tri-City Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Compliance Officer 3
... Aug. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aamaxan,Transport Group, Inc. ... AAXT),through its subsidiaries, including Shanghai Medical Technology ... a leading provider of Hemodialysis,equipment ("HDE") and ... diagnostic products, throughout Eastern China, today,announced the ...
... (Nasdaq:,MITI), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development ... inflammation and,autoimmune diseases, today announced its financial results ... 30, 2008., Summary of Recent Events:, ... update for the,BiTE(R) antibody blinatumomab (MT103/MEDI-538) at the ...
... - Annual revenue increases 5 percent to ... 76 percent to $3.64 and 11 percent to ... $23 billion, GAAP diluted, earnings per share from continuing operations increase 51 percent ... and 9 percent to $0.97 on a non-GAAP basis ...
... Calif., Aug. 7 The Board of Directors,of Endocare, ... 2008 an unsolicited,proposal from HealthTronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTRN ... common stock for $2.28 per share in cash., ... in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, will ...
... Consulting, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., today announced the ... which examines current employee benefit trends and strategies. , ... ... division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc., today announced the release of ...
... Advice on Lap-Band Gastric Banding Procedure--Hundreds of Thousands with 30 ... Loss and to Ease Weight-Related Symptoms Including Diabetes, High Blood ... and Sleep Apnea. , ... Dallas ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Shanghai Medical Technology Co., Appoints Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Shanghai Medical Technology Co., Appoints Chief Financial Officer 3Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8Health News:Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results 9Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 2Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 3Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 4Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 5Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 6Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 7Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 8Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 9Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 10Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 11Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 12Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 13Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 14Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 15Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 16Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 17Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 18Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 19Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 20Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 21Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 22Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 23Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 24Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 25Health News:Cardinal Health Reports Fiscal 2008 Results, Provides Fiscal 2009 Outlook 26
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Apnea Sciences ( www.apneasciences.com ) ... Aliso Viejo , California.  Jimmy ... tremendous growth and worldwide expansion, a new facility with ... the anti snore cure have exceeded our expectations and ... are now in 23 countries and will be increasing ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... MEMPHIS, Tenn. , Dec. 22, 2014   ... only automated, no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that ... GSA Schedule contract through November 2019.   ... to rapidly engage all levels of government purchasers, including ... facilities, as well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions ...
(Date:12/22/2014)...  ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, ... Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective December 22, ... .  "The Board of Directors of ConvaTec thanks Mr. ... past three years," said Magnus Lundberg , the ... that the company is well positioned for the future."  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2
Monitorr ICP external CSF drainage and monitoring system with patient line one way valve....
Skull Traction Tongs for cervical vertebra extension, adjustable pins, eliminates need for preliminary drilling, large pattern, complete with wrench...
Cushing Flat Drill, only Component Parts and Accessories for HUDSON Cranial Drill. 14 mm...
Galt Skull Trephine with adjustable centering point and detachable cross-bar handle, 19.0 mm....
Medicine Products: