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In El Salvador, a path to escape gang violence

Clip: 02/25/2018 | 7m 54s

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Since 2014, more than 250,000 unaccompanied minors have made a dangerous journey to the U.S. from Central America, with 40 percent coming from El Salvador, where jobs are scarce and gangs are rampant. One program, funded by U.S. government aid and private philanthropy, is supporting young people in San Salvador with leadership and job training. Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

Aired: 02/25/18 | Rating: NR

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