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Immigration Law

Delays Dog Refugee Program; Applicants Turn to Smugglers

Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times, Apr. 21, 2016 - "[P]arents frustrated by delays in the Central American Minors program are turning to smugglers. State Department officials said it takes about eight months on average to vet families, but acknowledged that after more than a year, among the 8,001 who applied, fewer than 200 came to the U.S."