Unaccompanied children cross US border

Many Central America children turn themselves over to the US authorities, hoping to get permission to stay permanently.

    Thousands of unaccompanied children and mothers with babies are crossing the US border from Central America.

    Once inside the US they turn themselves over to authorities in hopes of getting permission to stay permanently.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds travelled to Nogales in Arizona where the migrants are being held.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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