US Sending 'Get Tough' Message on Illegal Immigration Surge

June 19, 2014 03:46 PM
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Conflicting policies may be contributing to the surge of undocumented young people from Central America trying to enter the United States. VOA's Brian Padden reports that while immigration authorities say anyone who enters the country illegally -- regardless of their age -- will be deported, U.S. courts and the Obama administration have made exceptions that give many cause for hope.