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Title No childhood here : why Central American children are fleeing their homes / Elizabeth Kennedy.
Imprint [Washington, D. C.] : American Immigration Council, 2014.


 Spec. Coll. Southwest  JV7412 .K36 2014    LIB USE ONLY
Description 9 pages ; 28 cm.
Series Perspectives ; July, 2014.
Perspectives (Washington, D.C.) ; July, 2014.
Note Also available online.
Description based on: (July 2014)
Subject Unaccompanied immigrant children -- United States.
Unaccompanied immigrant children -- Central America.
Illegal aliens -- United States.
Illegal aliens -- Central America.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Contents Introduction and summary -- Organized crime, gangs and violence are driving children from their homes -- In rural areas, extreme poverty motivates some to seek work -- Only 1 in 3 children cites family reunification as a primary reason for leaving home -- Leaving their country is oftern a last resort -- Children and their families do not trust the Salvadoran government to help them -- Appendix: Methodology -- Endnotes.
Other Author American Immigration Council.