The number of Pima County homeless youth whose parents have been deported rose 50 percent in one year, a nonprofit advocacy group reports.

There are more than 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County, and last year about 4 percent of them were children of deportees, twice as many as the previous year, according to Youth On Their Own officials.

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