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When Asylum-Seeking Women And Children Immigrants Are Welcomed Like Criminals

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Immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, often fleeing violence, are put in detention centers. That was the best way to handle the influx at the time, says one Homeland official. Now, rules are changing.
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Immigrant or refugee? - CNN.com Video

CNN's Miguel Marquez explains the difference between those immigrating to the US and those seeking refuge.
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The Horrible Ordeal Of Migrant And Refugee Women Seeking A Safe Haven

The Horrible Ordeal Of Migrant And Refugee Women Seeking A Safe Haven | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
Along with all the perils refugees face, women have added accounts of being assaulted, traumas that do not end with their arrival in Europe.

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Carlos Batara's curator insight, January 3, 2016 10:40 PM


Like female migrants and refugees from Central America, the same dangers exist for women seeking protection in Europe.

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Obama to ask for more than $2 billion in emergency funds to stem immigration influx

Obama to ask for more than $2 billion in emergency funds to stem immigration influx | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


The Obama administration, in a dramatic escalation of its border-control strategy, will seek
more than $2 billion in emergency funds to help stem an influx of Central American women and children entering the country illegally, as well as new measures to more quickly deport those already here, the White House confirmed Saturday.


President Obama intends to notify Congress of his request on Monday, and the administration will ask lawmakers to modify existing statutes to make it easier to return unaccompanied children to their home countries, an administration official said. The administration’s plans were first reported Saturday by the New York Times.


More than 52,000 unaccompanied children and 39,000 women with children have been apprehended on the border this year, officials said, a large increase over previous years. The surge, mostly from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, has caught the administration off guard and spurred Obama to order a multi-agency response to the crisis.


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These children are fleeing for their life and now the U.S. is not going to give them asylum but instead send them back into harms way? 


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