More From Patrick McCarthy

Policies Threaten Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families

Many of the nation's 18 million children who are in immigrant families were being threatened with separation from their parents, denial of access to basic services and dangerously rising levels of stress resulting from fears that any knock at the front door could result in a horrible, life-changing experience.

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Health Care for Every Child

All children in the United States should have access to quality health care. Research indisputably shows children’s health is the foundation of their physical, intellectual and emotional development. The Casey Foundation urges policymakers to resist efforts to reverse health-care protections for children and families.

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Our Statement on Ending DACA

Today’s decision to end the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy effectively disrupts the futures of the nearly 800,000 young people who have called the United States home since childhood and represents an incredible loss for America.

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Our Statement on Children's Access to Health Care

As an organization dedicated to improving the lives of America’s children, the Casey Foundation recognizes the fundamental importance of a child's health and health care. In a statement, President & CEO Patrick McCarthy encourages our nation's leaders to prioritize kids in the current debate.

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We are One Baltimore

Baltimore's Mayor has announced the creation of One Baltimore as a comprehensive public-private initiative to support opportunities for the city’s children, families and neighborhoods. One Baltimore will focus on areas the Casey Foundation knows are critical to the long-term success of this community and its citizens.

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