The Government is a Poor Substitute for Family

The federal government is warehousing thousands of migrant children in teeming, cold facilities, where workers are prohibited from hugging not only teenagers, for whom these shelters...

Thousands of Older Children Also Were Separated at the Border. What...

Editor's note: This opinion piece originally appeared on Philly.com. The views expressed in the piece are Dr. Rubin's own.  It’s been more than three months since...

#FixTheGlitch for Foster Youth

Without Medicaid, a visit to a University Physician may cost me hundreds of dollars because of a legislative glitch. When Congress voted to allow...

Pennsylvania, 17th in Childhood Well-Being, Is at Risk for a Census...

Pennsylvania ranks 17th in the nation for childhood well-being, according to the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, recently released by the Annie E. Casey...

From Crib To Court: Trump Administration Summons Immigrant Infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1,...

House Bill Tackling Opioid Epidemic Emphasizes Needs of Affected Children

On Friday, June 22, the House of Representatives passed H. R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 396 –...

Census Undercounting Biggest Danger to Children, Casey’s Kids Count Report Warns

Undercounting children under age 5 for the 2020 Census could have dire consequences for their public services, health and education, this year’s Kids Count...

Children Are Not the Property of This Administration to Recklessly Traumatize:...

The Trump Administration has been engaging in the practice of separating children from their parents at the border. Texas courts are filling up with immigrant parents...

This Foster Care Month, Pass Laws to Improve the Lives of...

May is National Foster Care Month. Last week President Trump issued a statement in support of this recognition and expressed gratitude for the thousands...

Why Medicaid Matters: Adopting a Child With Special Health Care Needs

In a continuing series on the personal impact that recent legislative and administrative proposals to restructure or severely reduce Medicaid health care will have...

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