Why Do People Migrate? Part 1: Facts

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In 2014 there has been a pick in the number of children trying to cross the US-Mexico border. This has provoked heated debates on the relevance on a human rights framework when looking at migrations from South to North America.
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Child migration, a complexification for border control


Child presence in the migration flux in the US territorial border with Mexico is a real charge for the US public budget. I makes it more complicated to address as it reveals the importance of smugglers and trafficking in person and even drug traffickers. Children couldn't be strictly considered guilty when they could also be a victim in that process.

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