Uphold Protections for Migrant Children and Families

September 12, 2014

Since October 2013, an estimated 63,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended at the U.S./Mexico border, the majority of whom are fleeing rampant violence and poverty in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. [i] This number has more than doubled since last year. Let your Senator know that you want children arriving from Central America to have the full protections of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPRA) and that you want the Office of Refugee Resettlement to receive adequate funding to care for them.

Learn more by visiting the Office of Public Witness website.

 

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