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How an East Harlem Bookstore is Getting 1,500 Books to Migrant Kids

How an East Harlem Bookstore is Getting 1,500 Books to Migrant Kids

by Aura Bogado on September 19 2014, 7:00AM

Bookstore La Casa Azul and the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project team up for an extraordinary book drive.

Topics: Child Migrants

Obama Administration: Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Cresting

Obama Administration: Unaccompanied Minors Crisis Cresting

by Julianne Hing on September 17 2014, 12:12PM

The influx has abated.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

Groups Sue Over Fast-Track Deportations of Migrant Mothers

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 4:24PM

Women and children fleeing for their lives are being fast-tracked back out of the country, despite their potential claims for asylum.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM

Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Central American Child Migrants Testify Before Congress [Photos]

Central American Child Migrants Testify Before Congress [Photos]

by Aura Bogado on August 5 2014, 7:30AM

Three children bring a congressional hearing to tears.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 5:31PM

President Obama intends to deport most who’ve made it to the U.S.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 12:28PM

The exact opposite of what Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have claimed.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City's Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City’s Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 23 2014, 12:48PM

A Texas town cannot accept federal money and use it to discriminate against children at the same time, says the complaint.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM

Political maneuvers afoot.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 5:50PM

Murrieta-style protests go national.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 7:00AM

Murietta, Calif., has made national news because protesters have blocked busloads of undocumented, unaccompanied minors from entering its Border Patrol station. Inside a rapidly changing town on edge.

Topics: Child Migrants, Dispatches, Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 6:05PM

A different response than what came out of Murrieta, Calif.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 5:02PM

Thirty-eight women and children arrived in Honduras Monday.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Murrieta's Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

Murrieta’s Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 4:54PM

Stoking anti-migrant sentiment adds up for the California city.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Inside the Immigration 'Icebox' Play

Inside the Immigration ‘Icebox’

by Aura Bogado on July 11 2014, 7:00AM

An unaccompanied child migrant from Honduras speaks out about ‘freezing’ in a holding cell.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

Three Myths of the Unaccompanied Minors Crisis, Debunked

Three Myths of the Unaccompanied Minors Crisis, Debunked

by Julianne Hing on July 1 2014, 10:20AM

Republicans and the Obama administration both deeply misunderstand issues at the heart of the humanitarian situation at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration