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William Bello, 16, listens to speakers at a vigil in support of refugee children and their families in Murrieta, Calif. July 9, 2014.
William Bello, 16, listens to speakers at a vigil in support of refugee children and their families in Murrieta, Calif. July 9, 2014. Murrieta has been at the heart of an immigration debate over where to hold and process the surge of illegal migrants crossing the border from Mexico in recent months. Lucy Nicholson—Reuters

Most Kids Who Cross the Border Get to Stay in the U.S.

Jul 14, 2014

NEW YORK, NY -- They're here, finally, but will they get to stay? That's the life-changing question hanging over the heads of tens of thousands of young migrants who have crossed the border into the U.S.

Based on a day spent observing an immigration court in New York City, most of them can breathe a little easier: No one appears to be ordered out of the country any time soon...

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