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
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
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
One congressman wants the state of Texas to "use whatever means" to stop the "invasion" of unaccompanied migrant children coming into the country.
A protester claimed that his three-year-old granddaughter’s hand and foot disease was a “direct result of the illegal immigration coming in.”
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 9, 2014
One 13-year-old plaintiff and his siblings witnessed their father getting killed.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 8, 2014
An international refugee body hopes to pressure the U.S. to grant asylum to more Central American children fleeing violence.