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M. Brinton Lykes
M. Brinton Lykes, PhD, is Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology at Boston College where she is also Associate Director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and Chair of the Department of Counseling, Applied Developmental, & Educational Psychology in the Lynch School of Education. She co-directs the Migration and Human Rights Project at Boston College. In 2012, she received the American Psychological Association’s Ignacio Martín-Baró Lifetime Peace Practitioner Award and in 2013 she was awarded their International Humanitarian Award.

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Family Values? U.S. Tears Apart Migrant Families

(129) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 3:41 PM

Some 4.5 million United States citizen children live in families wherein at least one member is an unauthorized migrant. These families are threatened when parents lack the basic government documents that would allow them to legally drive and secure jobs with benefits and a living wage. They also live under...

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