According to a 2014 report from the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, the number of children coming to the United States without a parent or legal guardian is surging. In 2012, there were 13,625 children. In 2013, that number jumped to 24,668. Now the government has predicted that as many as 60,000 or more unaccompanied children could enter the United States in 2014.
The author of “Enrique’s Journey: The Story of A Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother” sits down with Fusion’s Jorge Ramos to discuss her Pulitzer prize-winning story.
Sonia Nazario has over 20 years experience in reporting on social issues and is the recipient of numerous national journalism awards on topics such as hunger, drug addiction, and immigration.