Central America

migration

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.
Emily Green
8.19.19
immigration

Trump Immigration Official Says Statue of Liberty's 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor' Was Talking About Europeans

“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and will not become a public charge,” Ken Cuccinelli said.
Morgan Baskin
8.14.19
immigration

Why Guatemala's President Inked an Impossible Asylum Deal with Trump

“We don’t think he is negotiating this in the name of Guatemala. We think he is negotiating impunity for him and his family”
Emily Green
7.29.19
immigration

Trump Just Accidentally Revealed His “Secret” Agreement with Mexico

He couldn't resist a little show and not-tell.
Gaby Del Valle
6.11.19
immigration

The Trump administration is going to DNA-test families at the border

Only 1% of groups apprehended at the border have lied about being related or claimed someone older than 18 as a child.
Carter Sherman
5.1.19
immigration

Asylum seekers come to the U.S. fleeing poverty. Trump wants to charge them an entry fee.

Emma Ockerman
4.30.19
immigration

Here's how Trump might get more extreme on immigration after his DHS purge

The president has said he wants to get “tougher” on immigration. Here's what that could mean for migrants and asylum-seekers.
Emily Green
4.9.19
tornillo

Head of controversial tent city says the Trump administration pressured him to detain more young migrants

“You can’t keep taking children in and not releasing them," the CEO of BCFS said in an exclusive interview.
Emily Green
1.11.19
maps

Shocking Maps Show How Humans Have Reshaped Earth Since 1992

Generated from satellite data, the maps track losses and gains of land used for agriculture, forests, urbanization, and more.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.18
Munchies

A Culinary Program in El Salvador Is Giving At-Risk Youths a Reason to Stay

Gastromotiva trains young Salvadorans in culinary and life skills to provide them with better work opportunities and alternatives to migration.
Anna-Cat Brigida
11.20.18
Travel

Inside the Corruption and Repression Forcing Hondurans to Flee to the US

Migrants are leaving not only because they fear gang violence, but because they are terrified of the brutal government.
Peter Tinti
10.26.18
JUSTICE

Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence

In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
Anna-Cat Brigida
9.11.18
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