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July 16th, 2014
08:38 PM ET

The gangs behind the border children crisis

What is causing an influx of young immigrants to illegally cross the U.S. border? Some say it's the threat of gangs, rape and human trafficking in Central America.

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Our Sara Sidner has an exclusive report - she speaks to gang members about their role in the border crisis.


Filed under: Immigration • International • News • Undocumented
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  1. Collin LaMey

    Lots of these people are running away from their homelands because of lack of economic opportunities. In some instance it's economic oppression. The more I look at it – it can be tied to American Foreign Policy and austerity measures imposed on these countries by The IMF and The World Bank. When you understand that United Nations concept, lots of these behavior were preplanned and could have been predicted. It's really the movement of labor. I for example is from Jamaica, W. I and THE MIGRATION from this country was as a result of people fleeing economic oppression due to Governace issues by a tyrannical dictator call The Queen of England who occupies The Executive Office and corrupt a few people within. The few who were corrupted are either knowingly or unknowingly opressing their own people for the Queen of England who in essence has stolen that country.

    July 17, 2014 at 9:18 pm | Reply

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