A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally… A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, a crisis that could be worse than the one that has already pushed 62,000 children into the U.S., according to a top immigration group.
“Right now it’s just too hard for them to cross, but we expect when it cools down a little bit in August or in September, October, we’ll see another surge again,” said Tiffany Nelms with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, a key support group handling the current crisis.
A second wave will pressure border agents and support groups far more than the previous surge when 62,000 arrived over six months.
At a press conference to highlight the humanitarian needs of the crisis, she said…
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