Are Central American Children Crossing US Border Refugees Or Economic Migrants?

Fierce political debate continues to rage over whether the increasing number of unaccompanied Central American child migrants coming in over the southern U.S. border are economic migrants drawn by rumors of leniency or refugees fleeing imminent danger in their home countries. But while many analysts agree that violence in Central America has largely driven the surge, they say the complex causes of the influx mean that not everyone in the growing group of migrants fits neatly under one label.Read More….

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