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Immigration Crisis

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 July 2014

An immigration crisis in the United States, as child migrants from Central America flood to the US-Mexico border. We look at why so many kids are making the perilous journey, and why their parents are staying behind. And, we hear what happens when a small US church offers sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. Also in this edition, we get reactions to a court ruling in Chile implicating US intelligence services in the 1973 murder of American journalist Charles Horman. And we consider a Scottish chef’s case for Americans to reconsider haggis.

(Photo: An advertisement from the government of El Salvador. It states "They say there are not that many people on the train with you." The country is working with the United Nation's Population Fund to create a campaign to encourage Salvadorians, especially youths, to be conscious of the dangers of migrating to the US.)

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