Reasons Central American Children are Emigrating to the US

 

UN Refugee Agency prepared a study of reasons unaccompanied children are coming to US from Central America and Mexico.  See graph below taken from the study which included a survey of over 400 children apprehended since 2011.  A link to the study is included in the graphic. 

 

Also, see graphic of Hispanic children enrollment in public schools in the US by states with the highest percentage of Hispanics.