NY Times Article and Interactive of Interest

U.S. Considering Refugee Status for Hondurans

FRANCES ROBLES and MICHAEL D. SHEAR | JULY 24, 2014

Hoping to stem the recent surge of migrants at the Southwest border, the Obama administration is considering whether to allow hundreds of minors and young adults from Honduras into the United States without making the dangerous trek through Mexico, according to a draft of the proposal… http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/25/world/americas/administration-weighs-plan-to-move-processing-of-youths-seeking-entry-to-honduras-.html

Children at the Border

HAEYOUN PARK | July 25, 2014

More than 57,000 children have been caught crossing the United States border alone since October — double last year’s number. President Obama has called the surge an “urgent humanitarian situation,” and lawmakers have called for hearings on the crisis…  http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/07/15/us/questions-about-the-border-kids.html

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