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Your Call: What should the US response be to children massing at the border?


On the July 28th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the surge in unaccompanied children entering the US. Since last October, 52000 children have been taken into custody. What are the conditions inside the US Immigration Detention Centers? How should  we resolve the worsening humanitarian crisis? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Catherine Tactaquin, executive director and co-founder of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights 

Lariza Dugan-Cuadra, executive director of Central American Resource Center in SF

Roque Planas, editor of Latino Voices at Huffington Post

Web Resources:

Huffington Post: Here's How The U.S. Sparked A Refugee Crisis On The Border, In 8 Simple Steps

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Central American Resource Center in SF

NY Times: The Children of the Drug Wars

LA Times: Report: 117% increase in children 12 and younger crossing border alone

Wall Street Journal: Obama Says U.S. Could Start Limited Refugee Program in Central America