Why Do People Migrate? Part 1: Facts

21 Mar 2016, 07:52 PM
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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 Migrants


It is truly sad to think of the distress a parent must feel after making the decision to send their young sons and daughters to a foreign country alone. These parents are disparately trying to find a better and safer life for their children. Whatever a person might think of irregular migration, we have a duty to care for the children of the world. They are all our future. There should e the harshest of punishment for those who exploit or abuse children.

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