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NYTimes Editorial Reminds Us That Children Fleeing Violence is a Humanitarian Crisis, Not a Political Football

Washington, DC – Addressing the surge of children fleeing violence in Central America and arriving at the borders of the U.S. and other countries is a humanitarian crisis, not a political football.  As Leslie Velez of the U.N. High Commission for Refugees recently told National Journal, “It’s a humanitarian crisis in the region.  The numbers are alarming, … Continue reading »

Former CBP Commissioner on MSNBC: Children at Border is "International Humanity Crisis"

Former acting commissioner of the US Customs & Border Patrol Agency Jason Ahern spoke with Chuck Todd on MSNBC this morning about children at the border, and called the issue an “international humanity crisis.” Ahern emphasized the plight of the children and said that they are coming to the US to flee violence — a large number … Continue reading »