Immigration News Blog

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Children on the Run: U.S. Detains Thousands of Young Migrants Seeking Safety, Family Reunification

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports over 47,000 unaccompanied children have been detained so far this year after crossing the border, almost double the number for all of 2013 and almost five times the number from 2009. President Obama has described the situation as a "humanitarian crisis." Some of the children have been detained in shocking conditions. Over 1,000 children are reportedly being held at a warehouse in Nogales, Arizona,...


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