Child Migrant Crisis At The Border

A Honduran woman won the right to stay in America two days before the holiday when an immigration judge ruled in favor of her asylum claim. She fled her country after receiving death threats.
Nov. 27, 2014
The child migrant crisis has directed new attention to Central America's struggles with organized crime. Now El Salvador is looking to community policing as a security strategy for the country.
Oct. 7, 2014
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The U.S. has been investing in violence prevention programs in Central America so fewer kids will feel the need to migrate. But some say other U.S. policies are making the region more violent.
Oct. 6, 2014
Jose, 16, tried to make it to the United States twice this summer but was caught both times in Mexico. Now back in El Salvador, he is trying to keep a low profile.
Sep. 12, 2014
The tiny nation of El Salvador is scrambling to receive thousands of children deported from Mexico back to their home country. In coming months, more children are anticipated to arrive, this time deported from the U.S.
Sep. 3, 2014
Last month a plane landed in El Salvador carrying women and children deported from a New Mexico detention facility. But a day later, lawyers filed a lawsuit alleging women held there were denied due process.
Sep. 2, 2014
Members of different political parties there said El Salvador needs to take responsibility for the migration and insecurity of its people and not look to the U.S. for all the answers.
Aug. 22, 2014
On Thursday morning they went to the airport in San Salvador to watch a plane arrive from the United States with deported women and children.
Aug. 21, 2014
The fate of children in El Salvador is a focus of the Fronteras Desk this week.
Aug. 20, 2014
Fronteras Desk Senior Field Correspondents Jude Joffe-Block and Kate Sheehy are spending this week reporting in El Salvador.
Aug. 20, 2014
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The recent wave of Central American families and children coming across the border has prompted outrage from some Arizonans, while it’s tugged at the heart strings of others.
Aug. 15, 2014
Almost 37,500 migrant children who crossed the Southwest border this year are now reunited with relatives or sponsors. Among them are a family in Phoenix back together after years of separation.
Aug. 13, 2014
The Consulate of Guatemala in Phoenix said it still has plans to open a location in Tucson. The office said it had plans for the site prior to a surge of child migrants from Central America.
Jul. 23, 2014
A team of attorneys met with immigrant women detained at a recently opened government facility in Artesia, N.M. They worry the immigrants are being denied certain legal protections.
Jul. 23, 2014
Attorneys are concerned by the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to begin closing a facility in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of unaccompanied child migrants had been detained.
Jul. 21, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he will order 1,000 National Guard troops to the combat crime along the border.
Jul. 21, 2014
A Los Angeles federal judge ruled Friday that attorneys are allowed to speak with some Salvadoran child migrants at a Border Patrol facility in Nogales, Ariz.
Jul. 18, 2014
The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula is the top location sending migrant children to the U.S. border. It’s also one of the world’s most violent cities. One man who recently fled to Phoenix says migrant children shouldn’t be deported to that city.
Jul. 17, 2014
Two Texas lawmakers are aiming to pass a bill that would expedite the deportation of Central American children who have entered the U.S. illegally and alone.
Jul. 15, 2014
A plan to temporarily house some child migrants in the Arizona town of Oracle is sparking protest plans from both sides of the immigration debate.
Jul. 15, 2014


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