Failures in handling unaccompanied migrant minors have led to trafficking

by Emily Badger and Christopher Ingraham

In rural Ohio, teens from Guatemala are found debeaking chickens at an egg farm while living in “horrible” conditions, the government says. Photo: ©  Ty Wright/The Washington Post

NEW BLOOMINGTON, Ohio — On the phone, the boy was frantic. After traveling hundreds of miles from a village in Guatemala, he had made it across the U.S. border and into a government-funded shelter for unaccompanied minors.