In December 2014, authorities found several boys living in cramped, roach-infested trailers outside of Columbus, Ohio who were working for Trillium Farms, one of the largest egg producers in the nation. They worked debeaking hens and cleaning cages, making as little as $2 a day, reports Abbie VanSickle.

Part of huge influx of children across the U.S.-Mexico border, that has overwhelmed federal officials responsible for their safekeeping, these young children fell prey to traffickers—often after they had been in shelters funded by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Read more at The Washington Post


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