the woes of child migrants

“Many of [these poor Moroccan] youngsters see the road out of poverty not in some apprenticeship, but on a map. For them, hope begins in nearby Ceuta, a Spanish outpost on the tip of North Africa that is Europe’s door, just eight miles from mainland Spain.
In a pattern alarming social workers and irking Spanish politicians, these children, who range in age from 10 to 17, are immigrating to Spain on their own, often risking their lives as they cross the Strait of Gibraltar.”
The Christian Science Monitor has an article on the tragedy of Moroccan child migrants who risk their lives to go to Spain. A must read.

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