National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, June 6th

June 10, 2014  |  Featured News,News
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An unprecedented number of children, mainly, from Central America are crossing the U.S. border without their parents to escape increased violence in recent years. In a National Public Radio piece called, “Children Traveling Solo Across U.S. Border Face Dangerous Trip,” reporter Sonia Nazario describes their treacherous journey. An estimate of 60,000 children will cross by themselves this year and 130,000 are expected to cross by 2015. You can hear the story here.

In immigration in the news this week:

Faces of an Immigration System Overwhelmed by Women and Children via The New York Times

Obama Directs Officials To Lead Relief for Children Crossing Border via Wall Street Journal

White House Wants Delay in DOD Immigration Plan via ABC News

The DACA Renewal Process: Everything You Need to Know via Immigration Impact

U.S. and Arizona Yield on Immigration viaThe New York Times

Local, federal authorities at odds over holding some immigrant inmates via The L.A. Times

Top issue for Hispanics? Hint: It’s not immigration via Pew Research Center

Crossing the Border in the Age of the Selfie via

Alabama immigrants, allies plan hunger strike to call for immigration reform via



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