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Al Jazeera Interviews Controversial Gambian “People-Mover”

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Al Jazeera recently interviewed Gambian Mohammed Lamine Janneh, known as L-Boy, on his business of helping people enter Europe the “backway” (Al Jazeera). The “backway” refers to the popular and dangerous route of traveling through the Sahara to the Mediterranean and finally to Europe. An estimated 181,000 Africans took this route in 2016 to flee […]

Child Immigration Declining

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The number of unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended while illegally trying to cross the U.S. border has been declining in recent months. Over ten thousand children were caught this June, and just over three thousand were stopped this August. Since last October, over 66,000 unaccompanied immigrant children have been detained (US News). Most of the children […]