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By Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras
On a recent day, two community police officers patrolled a neighborhood on the outskirts of the city of Santa Ana on foot. With training and assistance from the U.S. State Department, El Salvador is trying to use a new philosophy…
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…
American immigration courts are gearing up to decide the fate of tens of thousands of children from Central America who came to the United States border in recent months. Meanwhile, Mexico has been cracking down on these migrants en route…
By Kate Sheehy, Fronteras
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The tiny nation of El Salvador is scrambling to receive thousands of children deported from Mexico back to their home country. In coming months, more children are anticipated to arrive, this time deported from the…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States continued to decline in August, according to figures disclosed Wednesday by the Homeland Security Department.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally,…
In our news wrap Friday, a small group of investigators arrived at the scene of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine for the first time, while the U.S. ambassador to NATO reported that 15,000 Russian troops have massed at the…
By Larisa Epatko
What happens to child migrants after they turn themselves in at the U.S. border? We take a step-by-step look at their journey once they enter the U.S.
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