November 8, 2010

Children of the Exodus

"Children of the Exodus:" Surge of Deportations Endangers Migrant Youth Abandoned in Mexico
A new investigation published in The Texas Observer looks into one aspect of the collateral damage of the current US immigration laws that result in tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children being deported to Mexico every year. Many of these children are abandoned on the streets of Mexican border cities and end up in shelters in areas that have been ravaged by escalating drug violence.

See video interview here with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now.

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