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The abuse of children, no matter where they come from, is unacceptable

Julie Lefwich

May 8, 2023

In February, The New York Times reported on an explosion in migrant child labor in the U.S. Someone said to me, “I thought that was an issue resolved in the 1930s.” It wasn’t. And the report was not a surprise to those of us who see patterns of abuse of migrants, including children, every day.

The Times also recently reported that the Biden administration had warning signs of this disturbing trend.

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