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Criminal: Seeking Asylum in Durham

A drawing of people crossing the border.
Julienne Alexander
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Criminal
Wildin Acosta was one of 68,000 unaccompanied minors to illegally cross the southern border into the U.S. in 2014.

You might recognize the name Wildin Acosta from WUNC News coverage.  The Durham teen came to the United States illegally from Honduras in 2014 to escape gang violence. He spent months in immigration detention before being released on bond.  

In this week's Criminal podcast, host Phoebe Judge spoke to Wildin Acosta about his experience, and what's at stake under the Trump Administration's renewed resolve to ramp up deportations. 

Criminal is recorded here at WUNC.

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