Crisis of unaccompanied minors, continued

Continuing our discussion regarding the crisis of unaccompanied minors, the UN has produced an excellent report worth reading. The report highlights the top countries from which the youth are coming (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico), as well as the top reasons for their leaving home. These reasons include societal violence, abuse at home, deprivation, and familial connections and opportunities in the U.S. The consistent experience of human sexual trafficking experienced by these  youth is stunning and disheartening. What is highlighted clearly in the report is the obligation of the U.S. to provide assistance to youth who come from nations unwilling or unable to provide basic human protections.

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