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Unaccompanied youths enroll in Dalton schools
Immigration Overload Werm
This June 25 photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally and were stopped in Granjeno, Texas. The influx at the border is largely families with children or by minors traveling alone. - photo by Associated Press
DALTON — The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton. Approximately 30 unaccompanied minors were admitted into the Dalton Public Schools district during the last school year, Superintendent Jim Hawkins said. It is not known whether more are coming with a new school year approaching.
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