By Rene Emmanuel Ambroise, Age 10 …
Learn a little about 12-year-old María José from El Salvador.
Since October 2013, more than 63,000 unaccompanied children have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border, double the number from the same period last year. Many of them have come from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to reunite with family in the United States or escape violence in their countries.
Photojournalist Donna DeCesare’s newly released bilingual book, Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs, uses photography to capture lives caught up in gang violence.