Thursday, July 24, 2014

U.S. May Vet Youth as Refugees in Honduras

Migrants board a northbound freight train in Mexico

To Ease Crisis U.S. May Vet Youth as Refugees Inside Honduras
by Frances Robles and Michael D. Shear  // NY Times
Hoping to stem the recent surge of migrants at the Southwest border, the Obama administration is considering whether to allow hundreds of minors and young adults from Honduras into the United States without making the dangerous trek through Mexico, according to a draft of the proposal.
If approved, the plan would direct the government to screen thousands of children and youths in Honduras to see if they can enter the United States as refugees or on emergency humanitarian grounds. 

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