The crisis of young unaccompanied migrants could affect another vulnerable population: refugees. Money earmarked to help legal refugees integrate in the U.S. is set to be slashed, and diverted to temporarily housing the immigrant youths.
While Central American children flood into the U.S. to escape crime & poverty, Chicagoan Debra Gittler moved to Central America to start 'ConTextos.' A group working through literacy education, opportunity & advocacy to help thesse children thrive and keep them in their home countries. For Global Activism, Gittler tells us how her work is spreading across Central America.