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In Fairfax County, an influx of immigrants has wide-ranging effects

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, unaccompanied minors, education, schools, immigrants

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Local group helps unaccompanied minors recover from travel traumas

The Tree House Child Assessment Center treats children who have been physically or sexually abused. And about 20 percent of the children being treated there are unaccompanied minors who have been traumatized on the journey from their home countries into the U.S.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 05:08am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Tree House, unaccompanied minors

D.C. region among top destinations for children crossing border

The Washington area has become one of the most popular destinations for unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border with about 15 percent of those children headed here.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 02:15pm EDT

Tags: Migration Policy Institute, andrew mollenbeck

Demonstrators seek better treatment of border kids

A coalition of local groups is holding weekly demonstrations in front of the White House to demand better treatment of kids who are crossing illegally into the U.S. from Mexico and other countries.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:28am EDT

Tags: michelle basch

More than 100 unaccompanied minors enrolled in Montgomery County schools

In a briefing before the Montgomery County Council, school officials explained that a total of 107 unaccompanied minors, most of them of high school age, were enrolled in Montgomery County schools.

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:43am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, unaccompanied minors

Muslim American group condemns Westminster graffiti

A group that represents American Muslims is condemning the anti-immigrant graffiti found at a former Army Reserve base in Maryland.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:12pm EDT

Tags: Carroll County, Md., Graffiti

One woman shares story of bringing her kids to the U.S.

They come alone. They come in groups. They know it's against the law, but the immigrants who come to the U.S. from El Salvador, Guatemala and other Latin American countries say all they want is a chance at a better life.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 07:10am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, casa, CASA de Maryland, immigrants

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:12am EDT

Tags: Arlington,

Va., Md. communities caught up in immigration crisis

Locations in both Maryland and Virginia are on the table as the federal government searches for places to temporarily house thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who have crossed illegally into the United States.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:37am EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli

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