Uncomfortable Truths along the Border
Published February 12, 2015
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    In the fall of 2014, fourth-year students Melissa Palma and Hana Khidir left Iowa City for Texas' Rio Grande Valley for an international health elective pediatrics rotation.  Their experiences there, along the porous border between the US and Mexico, brought home to them some truths that aren't well-known to most Americans. Their stories--of overwhelmed systems, children in limbo, and desperation--are  worth adding to the popular understanding of the undocumented alien
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