Which Way Home: Uncovering the Motivations of Undocumented Immigrants

Since I began my research of undocumented immigrants late last year, I was under the impression that the greater part of young, undocumented children arrive in the United States in the company of their parents or another guardian (presumably related by blood). Perhaps this was the result of my fairly sheltered upbringing: my parents were wary of allowing me to cross our quiet suburban street by myself before age eight, let alone allow me to traverse the entire length of a country.

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