Kids who cross the border meet with therapists and social workers. What they say can be used against them.

How the Trump administration is using undocumented kids’ confidential health information to lock them up.

Undocumented kids in custody at the border think they’re getting help when they talk with a social worker or clinical psychologist, but what they say is often used to keep them in detention longer or even deport them, lawyers who work with these children say.

“They’ll encourage the kids to open up and disclose, but those notes are not protected by HIPAA or privacy law,” said

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