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8 child border-crossers sent to Hawaii by feds

Immigration lawyers confirm the kids are living with isle kin pending hearings

By Timothy Hurley

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 31, 2014

~~<p>At least eight of the estimated 60,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America detained while crossing the U.S.-Mexican border have landed in Hawaii &mdash; and more could be on the way.</p>
<p>The youngsters were transported here by the federal government to live with relatives while they await federal hearings to determine whether they should be deported or allowed to stay in the country, Hawaii immigration attorneys said Wednesday.</p>
~~

At least eight of the estimated 60,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America detained while crossing the U.S.-Mexican border have landed in Hawaii — and more could be on the way.

The youngsters were transported here by the federal government to live with relatives while they await federal hearings to determine whether they should be deported or allowed to stay in the country, Hawaii immigration attorneys said Wednesday. Login for more...



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