Jose Luis Zelaya

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Former child migrant from Honduras; current PhD candidate at Texas A&M; political activist

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President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to secure America’s borders and speed up the cases of 57,000 Central American children, many of whom have come here on their own.

Honduran Child Migrants Are Deported to World’s Murder Capital

President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to secure America’s borders and speed up the cases of 57,000 Central American children, many of whom have come here on their own.

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