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Deportation raids to continue, despite outcry

by Pamela Constable   on January 8, 2016   in the-washington-post   publication:

ATLANTA — It is quiet now, a little too quiet, along the suburban avenues lined with Salvadoran pupusa shops and Guatemalan bakeries. The stores are emptier than usual, and some of the waitresses and clerks

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Obama administration gets $750M to attack root causes of flow of unaccompanied children across the border

by Jerry Markon   on December 21, 2015   in the-washington-post   publication:

  A father holds his sleeping son, 3, after they and other undocumented immigrants were detained by Border Patrol agents on December 7 near Rio Grande City, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) As unaccompanied

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Unaccompanied children crossing southern border in greater numbers again, raising fears of new migrant crisis

by Jerry Markon and Joshua Partlow   on December 16, 2015   in the-washington-post   publication:

Unaccompanied minors are crossing the U.S. Southwest border in growing numbers again, sparking concerns that the new influx of children could eventually approach the levels that last year prompted the Obama administration to declare a

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Federal government ends hunt for housing for children crossing border

by Anita Kumar   on August 27, 2014   in the-washington-post   publication:

The Obama administration has quietly abandoned its aggressive months-long search for emergency shelters across the nation as the number of children illegally crossing the southern border alone continues to drop. At the same time, three

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Most children illegally crossing the border alone will be deported, White House signals

by David Nakamura   on July 7, 2014   in the-washington-post   publication:

The White House signaled Monday that it expects to deport most of the unaccompanied minors entering the country illegally across the southern border, employing the strongest rhetoric to date to indicate that an influx of

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Immigrant parents urge U.S. officials to help their children flee Central American violence

by Pamela Constable   on June 12, 2014   in the-washington-post   publication:

Two months ago, Lucy Cabrera’s adolescent son and daughter called her from Honduras in tears. They said gangs had threatened to kidnap them, and they begged her to help them flee to the U.S. She

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Could rumors be partially responsible for an influx of unaccompanied children to the U.S.?

by Katie Zezima   on June 6, 2014   in the-washington-post   publication:

Could rumors be partly responsible for a massive influx of children from Mexico and Central America to the U.S. border that President Obama has called an “urgent humanitarian situation?” Possibly. There is one thing that

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Esther Cepeda: Young, alone — and in court

by Esther Capeda   on May 1, 2013   in the-washington-post   publication:

Last week, a federal judge in California ordered immigration courts in three states to provide legal representation for immigrants with mental disabilities who are in detention or facing deportation. This happened the day after federal

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