By P. J. Tobia
Since last summer the number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has decreased. By a lot. So, problem solved? Not so fast.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/app/uploads/2015/06/Last-years-child-migrant-crisis-is-this-years-immigration-court-backlog.mp3 This time last year, we reported on the surge of unaccompanied children arriving in the U.S. from Central America. We took a close look at why the kids are coming and what happens to them once they…
By Associated Press
As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement expands the centers to make space for the next wave of arrivals, the agency faces legal and political challenges that could shut them down. And a new flow of migrants raises questions as to…
By Shehryar Nabi
Work begins today on the $50 billion Nicaragua Canal after the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese investment firm, HKND, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The ceremony was held away from the construction in Managua, Nicaragua’s capital, amid protests against…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some minors under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and whose parents legally reside in the United States.
By News Desk
The violence affecting life in El Salvador isn't confined within that country's borders. Residents from other parts of Central America, including Guatemala and Honduras, experience similar fears in their daily lives.
By PBS NewsHour
By Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras
CHALCHUAPA, El Salvador — The once-staggering number of Central American child migrants crossing the border has slowed dramatically in recent months. But to discourage future migration flows, many say the violence and poverty that helped trigger the exodus must be…
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