A mysterious, chronic kidney disease is wreaking havoc on farm workers in Central America, particularly those who harvest sugar. Despite the risks, Salvadoran cane cutters continue the grueling work, pushed by economic troubles. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports…
For the Velasco family, life in California feels like an American dream. But having stayed in the U.S. under a program called Temporary Protected Status, it's a dream that may soon end. President Trump plans to halt TPS for hundreds…
Since 2014, more than 250,000 unaccompanied minors have made a dangerous journey to the U.S. from Central America, with 40 percent coming from El Salvador, where jobs are scarce and gangs are rampant. One program, funded by U.S. government aid…
By Patty Gorena Morales
Javier Zamora began writing poetry as a teenager after a wave of national protests over immigration reform. Zamora’s poems piece together the strained but inherent connection between the U.S. and El Salvador, and aim to shed light on the immigrant…
By Larisa Epatko
Editor’s Note: This post contains explicit language. President Donald Trump’s use of the words “shithole countries” when referencing Haiti, El Salvador and African nations came at a meeting about immigration policy with lawmakers on Thursday.
The Trump administration announced Monday that it will end the temporary protected status of more than 260,000 Salvadoran immigrants living in the United States by September 2019. Vox reporter Dara Lind tells Lisa Desjardins to learn what this means for…
By Zeke Miller and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Trump administration faces a Monday deadline on whether to extend protections that would allow nearly 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the U.S. legally.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
By John Carlos Frey, Stephen Fee
A 19-year-old domestic abuse victim from Honduras, profiled two weeks ago on PBS NewsHour Weekend, will receive another opportunity to seek refuge in the United States.
March of this year was the most deadly month on record in El Salvador in more than a decade.
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