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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Children among migrants


Children among migrants, especially without their parents, have to follow certain rules. They must be registered within 72 hours.
They need special protection, as they are often intentionally ill informed.
They are used by smugglers.
To earn money they often accept non child conform jobs. They often need to be informed, that they need to go to school.
Sanitary situations are often very improvable.

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