Last year at this time, the U.S. was overwhelmed with thousands of refugee children from Central America; report shows how philanthropy stepped into breach.
"When the flow of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America into the United States swelled last year into a torrent that threatened to overwhelm America’s border towns . . . [t]he Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinated the opening of temporary detention centers to house more than 60,000 immigrant children, while President Obama turned to elected officials and federal agencies to discuss how to handle the crisis. But to manage their longer-term problems – relocation, education, language, mental health and legal assistance, most of which would be dealt with at the local level – an array of faith-based charities, community and legal advocacy groups and other non-profits stepped in." -- Soni Sangha, FOX News Latino