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Central American children in a group looking scared at night next to an immigration officer with a flashlight.

Donato, Katherine M., and Blake Sisk. “Children’s Migration to the United States from Mexico and Central America: Evidence from the Mexican and Latin American Migration Projects.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 3.1 (2015): 58-79. Center for Migration Studies of New York. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.

In response to the dramatic increase in unaccompanied, unauthorized child migrants from Central America in the summer of 2014, this article examines motivations and trends in child migration to the U.S. from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua from 1987-2011.

Central American children in a group looking scared at night next to an immigration officer with a flashlight.

Donato, Katherine M., and Blake Sisk. “Children’s Migration to the United States from Mexico and Central America: Evidence from the Mexican and Latin American Migration Projects.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 3.1 (2015): 58-79. Center for Migration Studies of New York. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.

In response to the dramatic increase in unaccompanied, unauthorized child migrants from Central America in the summer of 2014, this article examines motivations and trends in child migration to the U.S. from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua from 1987-2011.