Wednesday, June 18, 2014

5 Things You Need to Know About Unaccompanied Children

There has been lots in the news about the surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America.  The Center for American Progress offers five things to know, with details, about the issue:

1. Violence is causing these children to flee

2. Smugglers and traffickers prey on these children, who are increasingly younger and female

3. This is a regional crisis

4. There are no free passes into the United States as unaccompanied minors can be deported

5. Some in Congress are playing politics with a humanitarian issue


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