Wendy Young

Kids in Need of Defense

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President of Kids in Need of Defense, a nonprofit organization that facilitates legal representation of unaccompanied immigrant children; former coordinator for US government relations for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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President Obama boasts that illegal crossings of the Mexican border are the lowest in 40 years. But for kids, it's another story.

The Tragedy of Immigrant Children — Travelling Alone

President Obama boasts that illegal crossings of the Mexican border are the lowest in 40 years. But for kids, it's another story.

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