The Refugee Crisis at Our Doorstep

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In the summer of 2014, thousands of Central Americans – mainly unaccompanied children and parents traveling with children from the Northern Triangle of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala – crossed Mexico into the US. The arrivals made headlines as a humanitarian crisis.The United Nations designated these migrants as refugees fleeing an armed crisis, while the arrivals overwhelmed the US’s infrastructure …