Advertisement

Mark and Charlie's Blog

Blog > Mark and Charlie's Blog > Trying to Slow the Illegal Flow of Young Migrants

Trying to Slow the Illegal Flow of Young Migrants

The wave of Central American child migrants heading to the United States in recent months, feeding a humanitarian crisis there, is showing some signs of abating.

Bus operators here say they are noticing a decline in the number of unaccompanied children headed to the border. The police have detained fewer young migrants at checkpoints. And the United States Border Patrol has reported a dip in the number of children and families apprehended in Texas, where migrants have been arriving in droves for months.

Since October, about 57,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended across the southwest border, double the number during a similar period the previous year.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/21/world/americas/trying-to-slow-the-illegal-flow-of-young-migrants-at-the-border-reports-show-decline-in-texas.html?_r=0

Image: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to assure...
A Texas couple is suing Apple, claiming that its FaceTime app distracted a driver who rammed into the couple's car...
For the second year in a row, The Hutto Police Department turned their routine traffic stops into a holiday gift...
A couple is suing a Buffalo Wild Wings location in South Austin on the grounds that they over-served a man who was...
Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s fight to force presidential recounts in three states focuses Monday on...