Clackety-clack, track after track, the train powers through the night toward the border crossing that will mark its entry into the United States. A young boy, a stowaway, is among those jammed on board.
He’s the one we’ll be following here.
The news these days is about thousands of children who are surging illegally into the United States — on trains, on buses, on foot. They are being warehoused in deplorable detention border centers. Many in the heartland and in Congress are demanding just one solution: Send the children back where they came from.