Don`t send kids over border: Obama to Central American parents

President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on a perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the US border.

Washington: President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on a perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the US border.

"Parents need to know this is an incredibly dangerous situation and it is unlikely that their children will be able to stay," Obama said, referring to a flow of 57,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America since October who have crossed the southwestern US frontier.

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