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Waves of immigrant minors present crisis for Obama, Congress

Boys lie down as they rest in bunk beds at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Boys lie down as they rest in bunk beds at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Boys lie down as they rest in bunk beds at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Girls stand in a dorm at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Girls stand in a dorm at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Girls stand in a dorm at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014. 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014. 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014. 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Alexandra from Guatemala shows a drawing she made at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Alexandra from Guatemala shows a drawing she made at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Alexandra from Guatemala shows a drawing she made at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Honduran immigrant teen identifying herself as Suyen G. poses during an interview at the Ayuda office in Falls Church, Virginia May 19, 2014.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Youths watch television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Youths watch television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Youths watch television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Boys sit together while watching television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Boys sit together while watching television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Boys sit together while watching television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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An abandoned baby chair is seen inside a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014.   REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

An abandoned baby chair is seen inside a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

An abandoned baby chair is seen inside a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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An abandoned bicycle for children, a baby swing and rubbish are seen in the back patio of a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

An abandoned bicycle for children, a baby swing and rubbish are seen in the back patio of a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

An abandoned bicycle for children, a baby swing and rubbish are seen in the back patio of a house seized by authorities in Ciudad Juarez May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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