Map shows child immigration from Honduras, Guatemala
Homeland Security data obtained by the Pew Research Center shows the origin of young Central American immigrants from Guatemala and Honduras
Pressure has been building along the U.S.-Mexico border and on President Barack Obama over a crisis of immigration by unaccompanied minors.
As explained in the foreword to 100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos, immigration issues get especially painful when families and unaccompanied minors are involved. This map shows that violence and poverty are driving children from Central America toward the United States.
The Pew Research Center created the map with data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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