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September 5, 2014

Abandoning more than the children on our border

Humanity United’s Vice President for Policy & Government Relations, David Abramowitz, recently joined The Hill as a Contributor. Today he’s featured discussing the crisis of unaccompanied minors arriving in the US from Central and South America in the context of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act:

“The provisions the House is threatening to strip away protect children who may have been trafficked into the U.S. and who are at risk of being trafficked within our borders. They do not grant amnesty, but instead ensure that the basic human rights of incredibly vulnerable children are protected. In the absence of efforts to address the root causes of the children’s flight, removing protections would merely put them in greater jeopardy and would likely have very little effect on the flow of children to the U.S.”

Click here to read the full article at The Hill.

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