Tens of thousands of Latin American children hoping to enter the United States arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border this spring. The U.S. government is quickly building emergency shelters to house the wave of unaccompanied minors, or children traveling without adults, but they are having trouble keeping up. The Biden administration says the flow of migrants is typical, although some lawmakers disagree. Listen to learn why there are so many Central American migrants at the border and how the U.S. government handles children who migrate alone.
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