Houston Chronicle

As a pro bono immigration attorney for children immigrants and refugees over the past five years in Houston, I am struck by how little the fear-mongering and mischaracterizations of people from Central America seeking safety, like those traveling in the recent caravan of refugees from Central America, resonates with reality.

作者: Stan Perry

When the caravan first made news a few weeks ago, I was preparing for a hearing with a 9-year-old boy from Mexico whose only family lives in the United States. The boy’s father had been murdered by drug cartels, his uncles and grandfather had received death threats, and his mother was told that she and her son would be killed if they returned to their village.

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