U.S. Border

November 19, 2014 10:41 PM

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With much of the border crisis conversation in recent years focusing on the legal situation surrounding children flooding the Mexico-U.S. border, one ascending figure goes underreported: the growing PTSD epidemic amongst migrant youth.

According to the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico to the United States is set to increase dramatically. Thousands of minors as young as four spend months making the 1,000-mile journey from Central America, risking violence, a...

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