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US Seeks To Curb Central American Child Exodus With Youth Programs

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 … Continue reading

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The Lesser Of Two Evils: Riding La Bestia

Fronteras Desk Correspondent Lorne Matalon spoke to Julian Worricker of the BBC World Service on July 19. They discussed La Bestia, which Matalon rode, in the context of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who are reaching the United States border from … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Question Cost Effectiveness Of DPS, Texas National Guard Border Surge

Texas lawmakers are questioning the heads of state agencies about the overall cost analysis related to the influx of border crossings. The legislative committee is charged with determining the short-term and potential long-term financial impact that could cost taxpayers $17 … Continue reading

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Abbott, Cruz Blame White House for South Texas Immigration Surge

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz held a press conference Monday on the recent wave of illegal immigration in South Texas. Both Abbott and Cruz slammed the Obama Administration for what they’ve described as lax immigration … Continue reading

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