Sending Children Back to Extreme Violence Is Effective Death Sentence

On August 26, The Huffington Post published this piece by Ariel Zwang, CEO of Safe Horizon. Ms. Zwang tells the story of Hector (not his real name), who, alone, fled extreme violence in Honduras to the U.S. Recently, five Honduran children, who also fled to the U.S., were deported back to their home country and murdered upon their return.

Unaccompanied children risk their lives to seek safety in the U.S., and we need a compassionate response to this humanitarian crisis.

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The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is a U.S. based coalition that advocates for solutions to prevent and end all forms of human trafficking and modern slavery around the world.

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