Surge of Central American Children Crossing into the US

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At least 60,000 children from Central America are expected to be stopped at the US border this year — illegally and alone. We hear why they leave home, what terrors they encounter along the way, and their continuing struggles in this country. Also, the mystery of Malaysian Airlines 370 continues, and how rap music is encouraging young Afghans to participate in next month's upcoming presidential elections.

Banner image: US Customs and Border Protection

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Katie Cooper, Evan George