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By Maria Verza, Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
Trump says Mexico "can easily fix" the problem of immigration to the U.S. Here's a look at what Mexico has done so far to stem the tide of migrants.
By Sonia Perez D., Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
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,…
By Sonia Perez D., Associated Press
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.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
When President Donald Trump talks about the masses of Central Americans trying to get into the U.S., he describes a horde of beefy men with ill intent. Figures from his own administration tell a different story: Those coming are increasingly…
By Marcos Aleman, Associated Press
A youthful former mayor of the capital easily won El Salvador's presidency, getting more votes than his three rivals combined to usher out the two parties that dominated politics for a quarter century in the crime-plagued Central America nation.
In our Wednesday news wrap, Afghan intelligence says the Taliban commander who orchestrated Monday’s deadly attack on a security complex has been killed in an airstrike. The Taliban dispute the claim. Also, Pope Francis arrived in Panama, kicking off a…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Francis famously has called for "bridges, not walls." After celebrating Mass in 2016 on the Mexican side of the U.S. border, he denounced anyone who wants to build a wall to keep out migrants as "not Christian."…
By Colleen Long, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
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…
By Aura Bogado
When migrant children were separated from their parents this summer, a defense contractor hired by the federal government helped carry out the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy by transporting some to facilities. Special correspondent Aura Bogado from The Center for…
By Associated Press
Trump says in an interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham that if any of the migrants, who are still hundreds of miles away, do make it to the border and apply for asylum, as they're legally entitled, the U.S.
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