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By Danny Gold
Extraordinary violence is among the factors pushing Central Americans north toward the U.S. In El Salvador, rival gangs like MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang kill thousands per year, despite a harsh crackdown by law enforcement. Special correspondent Danny Gold…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border.
By Joshua Barajas
"I'd want to know what person is behind the number," a federal judge said Friday, saying that there's a need to make sure there's real clarity and precision in keeping track of every parent that's no longer in the U.S.
By Elliot Spagat, Anita Snow, Associated Press
A new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declares that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum.
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
At a garment factory that makes T-shirts bearing the logos of American universities, about a fifth of the workers at high-school dropouts. But if they want to keep their jobs, they'll need to do something about it. Special correspondent Fred…
What has driven tens of thousands of Salvadorans to leave home, many for the U.S.? El Salvador's coffee beans suffered a devastating disease five years ago, and now face an even greater existential threat: climate change. Special correspondent Fred de…
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…
By PBS NewsHour
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…
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