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.
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…
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 Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America’s new envoy to Russia.
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,…
By Associated Press
The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala are meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill amid a stalemate over the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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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