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Study: Legal System Fails Young Illegal Immigrants

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Study: Legal System Fails Young Illegal Immigrants

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Study: Legal System Fails Young Illegal Immigrants

Study: Legal System Fails Young Illegal Immigrants

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A study by Amnesty International finds that more than 5,000 unaccompanied minors enter the United States illegally each year. The report says juveniles caught by U.S. authorities are often housed inappropriately with adult criminals and denied access to attorneys. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.