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Tension at US border rekindles memories of the Kindertransport

By Steve Lipman and street crime all around them. No future in their homeland. Little chance to escape these conditions intact as a family — so the parents decide to send their children, thousands of them, out of the country, to a foreign land, a foreign language, a foreign culture. This is the news that Ernie Heimann sees on television and reads in the newspaper every day recently, reports about desperate parents in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador deciding to send their children through Mexico to the US border, where the youngsters are likely to receive asylum. This situation has exacerbated during the three months of the Biden administration, whose tolerant attitudes have fostered this flood of refugees, earning the praise of some and the […]
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