Lost in the United States: From Teenage Migrants to Sex Trafficking Victims | WBEZ
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Lost in the United States: From Teenage Migrants to Sex Trafficking Victims

In Marion, Ohio, a city of about 35,000 people an hour north of Columbus, eight migrant teenagers from Guatemala found themselves trapped in a trafficking ring in 2014. A particularly alarming piece of the story, says Deirdre Shessgreen, is that the teenagers had actually been approved by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, a division of Health and Human Services which resettles unaccompanied migrant children. The Takeaway examines the federal oversight of these scores of migrant children. Plus, we look at how a new Malaysian law targeting fake news may actually be being misused by the government to target critics; and the story of a young girl's escape from the Rwandan genocide and her journey building a new life in America.

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