World Apr 25

Mexico’s crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

For months, Central Americans have banded together in caravans and employed a 'safety in numbers' strategy, although efforts to discourage the large groups now have migrants wandering woods, swamps and rail lines in small bands of one or two dozen,…

Nation Apr 23

A family of Central American migrants is detained by the Immigration officers during a raid on a journey towards the United States, in Pijijiapan, Mexico. Photo by Jose Cabezas/Reuters
Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. are finding a much tougher trek than those in previous caravans, meeting unwelcoming townsfolk and a surprise raid by Mexican police and immigration agents who detained hundreds in Mexico's south.

Dec 15

Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

The death of the Guatemalan girl is the latest demonstration of the desperation of a growing number of Central American families and children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border, often hoping to claim asylum, and it raises new questions about…

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