updated Mon. September 18, 2023
April 20, 2018
Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are among the most violent and impoverished countries in the Americas, prompting many people to leave in search of a better life. Every year, thousands of migrants -especially Central Americans- venture to cross Mexico and reach the United States, often risking theirÃâÃÂ ...
April 9, 2018
Instead, Mujica called on the United States to use its influence to pressure Central American governments to address the root causes of the migrant crisis, especially the violence that in recent years has pushed hundreds of Central Americans to arrive at the U.S. border, many of the women and children, andÃâÃÂ ...
April 6, 2018
For about two weeks, hundreds of Central American immigrants – many of whom are Hondurans escaping the political crisis and gang violence in the country – have traveled in a caravan toward Mexico City and the United States. Once they reach their destinations, they hope to receive asylum and startÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2018
Hundreds of Central American migrants stuck in southern Mexico say they hope to continue moving northward in the coming days. News of the caravan drew the ire of President Trump. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: Hundreds of Central American migrants stuck in southern Mexico say they hope to keepÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
For about 10 days, a huge caravan of at least 1,200 Central Americans has inched closer to Mexico City (where many will seek asylum) and the United States. Organized by Pueblos Sin Fronteras, the caravan is supposed to shield the large group from the usual perils that lie in wait. In the last few daysÃâÃÂ ...
April 3, 2018
Oaxaca, Mexico - After a series of fiery tweets by US President Donald Trump and heightened media attention, the Mexican government has announced it will disperse the Refugee Caravan of more than a thousand individuals fleeing violence and other harsh conditions in Central America, prompting manyÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
For five days now hundreds of Central Americans — children, women, and men, most of them from Honduras — have boldly crossed immigration checkpoints, military bases, and police in a desperate, sometimes chaotic march toward the United States. Despite their being in Mexico without authorization, noÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
It is when non-violent immigrants caught by Border Patrol agents are registered, given a court date, and set free. It happens frequently in the Rio Grande Valley. Today at the McAllen Bus Station about 50 of some 150 Central Americans got off at the bus station en route to the Sacred Heart Respite Center.
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