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Few Immediate Consequences for Child Immigrants

Thousands of immigrant children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America to cross alone into the United States can live in American cities, attend public schools and possibly work here for years without consequences.

The chief reasons are an overburdened, deeply flawed system of immigration courts and a 2002 law intended to protect children's welfare, an Associated Press investigation finds.

READ MORE http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/child-immigrants-legally-stay-us-years-24250415

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