I was an unaccompanied child: John Bul Dau

Op-ed Cleveland Plain Dealer John Bul Dau

It’s been 20 years since I traveled with thousands of other boys more than 1,000 miles by foot over three countries to find safe haven from…...

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To the Editor: Re “Central America’s Migrant Crisis”

Letter to the Editor The New York Times Wendy Young

President Obama’s request for $1 billion for Central America is vital to address the root causes of the continuing historic migration of children, and must…...

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The joys of interning at a non-profit

Opinion The LA Times High School Insider Dena Cheng

What do you think about when you hear the word “undocumented immigrant”? When I consider the term, newscasts featuring politicians who fear the “end of…...

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Letter to the Editor: Newsday

Letter to the Editor Newsday Wendy Young

It’s no surprise that unaccompanied children continue to come to the United States in large numbers. As noted in this article, the root cause of…...

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Helping Children Alone

Opinion Ethisphere Magazine Brad Smith

Facing an unprecedented threat to due process, Kids in Need of Defense is working to ensure every child has an attorney in immigration court....

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Don’t turn your back on these children

Op-ed CNN Carole Geithner

Imagine being so desperate that you decide to entrust your child to a paid smuggler to help him or her cross the border into the…...

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Pro Bono Attorneys Making Difference to Child Migrants

Op-ed Houston Chronicle Brad Smith

Lawyers can take tremendous pride in the tradition of pro bono, through which we volunteer our time and expertise to represent the disenfranchised on a…...

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Protect the Most Vulnerable

Op-ed U.S. News & World Report Wendy Young

The United States must not make changes to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008. This anti-trafficking law contains important protections for unaccompanied immigrant…...

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The Children of the Drug Wars

Opinion The New York Times Sonia Nazario

CRISTIAN OMAR REYES, an 11-year-old sixth grader in the neighborhood of Nueva Suyapa, on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, tells me he has to get out…...

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