Podcast on U.S. Assistance to Address Unaccompanied Child Migration

Posted on August 07, 2015
In fiscal year 2014, more than 73,000 unaccompanied children—mostly from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. These children face a host of challenges in their home countries, such as extreme violence and persistent poverty. Listen to Kim Gianopoulos, a director in GAO’s International Affairs and Trade team, discuss her team’s recent review of U.S. efforts to address underlying causes of child migration from those countries.
U.S. Assistance Addressing Unaccompanied Child Migration