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Humanitarian Crisis? Traveling Unaccompanied?: Reflections on Government Framing (Part 2)

Yunuen Rodriguez | Posted 09.19.2014 | Latino Voices
Yunuen Rodriguez

Our government isn't really invested in the well being of these children since our policies have played a great role in making them live as adults and placing them in harm's way all their lives.

Humanitarian Crisis? Traveling Unaccompanied?: Reflections on Government Framing (Part 1)

Yunuen Rodriguez | Posted 09.18.2014 | Latino Voices
Yunuen Rodriguez

Why such different regard from the government between these children and their parents when poverty, just like wealth, knows no age, but is rather inherited?

David McCabe

Key Sexual Abuse Protections For Child Migrants Await White House Approval, Frustrating Advocates

HuffingtonPost.com | David McCabe | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Proposed regulations that could better protect unaccompanied child migrants in government facilities from sexual assault remain bogged d...

Border Problem, Beltway Crisis

Mark Hetfield | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics
Mark Hetfield

The children at the border are only a symptom of a crisis of extreme violence in Central America and a crisis inside the Beltway caused by a dysfunctional Congress that misses opportunity after opportunity to fix our broken immigration laws. This is a life and death issue.

A Dangerous Summer for Central American Kids

Mark Hetfield | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Mark Hetfield

This month, as kids across the United States wrapped up the school year and started their summer breaks, thousands of children from Central America were embarking on a different kind of transition.

Elise Foley

Perry Claims Obama Encourages Unauthorized Immigration By Minors

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the Obama administration last week of skirting its immigration enforcement duties to the point of encourag...