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Quick Picks: A PTSD Punt and Immigration Errors

The Senate Armed Services Committee and a top Army official were reportedly dismissive of a recording in which an Army psychologist can be heard telling a patient that he's under pressure to avoid diagnoses of PTSD, which require the Army to provide expensive care, reports Salon. The Army ultimately conducted an internal investigation that found no evidence of wrongdoing, and a spokeswoman for the Senate committee, which declined to investigate on its own, deferred to those findings.

Also, U.S. citizens and legal residents are getting rounded up in immigration raids and are sometimes held for months, reports the Los Angeles Times. Efforts to prove their legal status are often stymied because they aren't provided government-appointed lawyers and "fast-track deportation procedures... limit court review." A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman told the Times, "ICE does not detain United States citizens," but declined to comment on the specific cases the Times cites.

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