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Rise in young US illegal immigrants

26 June 2014 Last updated at 04:54 BST

There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.

Since October last year 52,000 unaccompanied minors crossed into the US, and the authorities are struggling to cope as Wendy Urquhart reports.