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Surge of Central American Children Roils U.S. Immigration Debate

by Bill Hayes

The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press has released a new report, Surge of Central American Children Roils U.S. Immigration Debate, on public opinion surrounding the border crisis.

As the president and Congress struggle over how to deal with the influx of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America across the U.S.-Mexican border, a new survey finds that the public favors a shift in U.S. policy to expedite the legal processing of the children.US border influx response

President Obama gets very low ratings for his handling of the issue. [more]

Pew Surge