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Op-ed: Undocumented Central American minors in Chicago

Recently, the news has been full of headlines about thousands of young, undocumented children coming to the U.S. border from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. According to a July CNN news story, U.S. officials estimate between 60,000 and 80,000 children will leave their countries and travel unaccompanied to the United States, fleeing violence in their […]

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New report highlights root causes of Central American youth migration

According to a new report released by the Pew Research Center, the causes for the migration of Central American children to the Southwestern U.S. border varies by country. From October 1, 2013 to May 31 of this year, more than 47,000 unaccompanied minors have fled their countries and made the long migration north onto U.S. […]

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“The Invincible Flying Eagle.” Latino writer reveals traumas of child sexual abuse in new book

Child sexual abuse is an issue that not too many victims are willing to discuss. Often child victims struggle to understand the abuse, and many are unable to tell an adult out of fear, shame and guilt. As a result, sexual abuse among children is a severely underreported crime. Some studies show that in the […]