Tag: Undocumented-minors

UN Pushes to Rename Central American Immigrants as 'Refugees'

By Julissa Catalan Officials with the United Nations are seeking to have immigrants from Central America who are fleeing to the U.S. be classified as refugees. Currently, the thousands of undocumented Central Americans who have recently flooded the U.S. border are ineligible for asylum. In order to stay, these immigrants…

Politics Aside: Understanding the Rush of Minors at Border

By Chris Hoenig Protests and politics aside, there’s a humanitarian crisis developing in the United States. More than 100,000 undocumented minors are expected to cross the United States border illegally in 2014. Those from Mexico will be turned around and sent right back across the border. But what about the…

Obama Delays Plans to Send Undocumented Minors Back Across the Border

By Julissa Catalan When it comes to the recent immigration surge and the administration’s response to it, President Obama has endured criticism from both sides. Congressional Republicans are accusing the President of causing the recent flood of undocumented minors, saying he invited them in with his 2012 deferred deportation program—which…