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US Lawmakers Clash Over the Fate of Children Crossing the Borderi
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July 17, 2014 2:15 AM
U.S. lawmakers are clashing over whether Congress needs to make changes to a law signed in 2008 to protect child victims of sex-trafficking. The "William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection" act is now providing the legal foundation to halt the immediate deportation of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who are crossing the border into the United States. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.

US Lawmakers Clash Over the Fate of Children Crossing the Border

Published July 16, 2014

U.S. lawmakers are clashing over whether Congress needs to make changes to a law signed in 2008 to protect child victims of sex-trafficking. The "William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection" act is now providing the legal foundation to halt the immediate deportation of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who are crossing the border into the United States. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.


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by: G Thoma from: Columbus Ohio
July 28, 2014 11:38 PM
Funny how all the people working in Washington that want to keep these kids here have not offered to take any of them in their homes or neighborhood