by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on January 13, 2015
Experts have cited violence as the primary reason that Hondurans have been fleeing the country in droves. But the AFL-CIO has reason to believe it is trade policy, too.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 13, 2014 Updated: December 15, 2014
“The border wall is leaving a path of death," Pedro Rios, an immigration activist, said.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on November 15, 2014
The refugee program won't help Central American children who are already here.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on October 17, 2014
Migrants who claimed that they would return to violence in their home countries were often ignored or even fast-tracked for deportation by immigration officials.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 19, 2014 Updated: August 19, 2014
Some politicians refute claims that children are fleeing violence.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 30, 2014
Teens Dulce Medina, Mayeli Hernandez, and Saúl Ortíz have seen more violence in their home countries than many people see in a lifetime. They want Congress to help prevent other children from witnessing "the blood running on the ground.”
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
Texas lawmakers are expressing sympathy for migrant children. But for many, their rhetoric isn't reflected in reform proposals.
by Zack Ford Posted on July 27, 2014
Conservative columnist George Will wants to welcome the unaccompanied minors from Central America and help them become U.S. citizens.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 15, 2014
The language was simply fowl.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: July 12, 2014
One congressman wants the state of Texas to "use whatever means" to stop the "invasion" of unaccompanied migrant children coming into the country.