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United States Deported Over 13,000 Unaccompanied Mexican Minors Last Year | ThinkProgress

13,454 unaccompanied Mexican minors under the age of 18 were deported from the U.S. in 2012, according to Animal Politico.

Last year, the U.S. Border Patrol apprehended 6,548 accompanied and 24,481 unaccompanied children, a total that includes Mexican minors. The rate of border-crossing minors tripled since 2008 to the point that in 2012, unaccompanied minors comprised 79 percent of all juvenile border crossers.

United States Deported Over 13,000 Unaccompanied Mexican Minors Last Year | ThinkProgress.

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August 3, 2013 at 10:57 pm

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