Why We Don't Immediately Send the Border Kids Back

A 2008 law is one big factor in the child-migrant crisis. One of the architects of the measure explains why it was needed.

A child on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border fence looks into Arizona during a special 'Mass on the Border' on April 1, 2014 in Nogales, Arizona.
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