President Obama has called the wave of unaccompanied minors crossing the border into the United States an "urgent humanitarian situation" and requested $3.7 billion in emergency funds to handle the crisis.
So far, more than 52,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended in the U.S.
How should these unaccompanied children be handled as they come over the border? Should they be immediately sent back, or should they be regarded as protected refugees? Leave your comments below.