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In Midst of Deportation Trials, Migrant Children Offered Schooling and Healthcare

A short story in Spanish is used in a class at the Karnes County Residential Center, a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014. Unaccompanied minors who reach New York are being met by representatives who help the children register for school and other services. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
A short story in Spanish is used in a class at the Karnes County Residential Center, a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border, in Karnes City, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014. Unaccompanied minors who reach New York are being met by representatives who help the children register for school and other services. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

NEW YORK—Paola Flores loves her 13-year-old daughter, Yennifer, so much that she asked her to jump the border from Honduras to New York—arranging for a...




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  • (L–R) General Sales Manager Deirdre O’Connell, Flushing Sales Manager Donna Rubertone, President and CEO Patricia J. Petersen, and COO Tom Calabrese of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty cut the ribbon on their first Queens office in Flushing, Sept. 5, 2014. (Courtesy of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty)

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  • City Councilman Donovan Richards with a victim of Superstorm Sandy on May 7, 2013. Richards spoke at the final preparation meeting for the People's Climate March on Sept. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/ Bebeto Matthews)

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  • This undated photo provided by the Brooklyn Museum shows Arnold Lehman, director of the Brooklyn Museum since 1997, in New York. Lehman has announced he will retire next year. Under his leadership, the museum doubled its attendance and endowment and drew a younger and more diverse audience. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Museum, Adam Husted)

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