Kirsten Luce for The New York Times photo at The Marshall Project. Caption: “An unaccompanied boy from Guatemala is processed at the Customs and Border Protection Rio Grande Valley sector headquarters in Texas, in 2013.”

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May 2, 2018

Central America Regional

The refugee agency acknowledged in its August memo to the White House that only 1.6 percent of all children in its care have any gang history

The vetting of the caravan, in fact, shows that the immigration laws are quite strict, and that they work


La solicitud también se hizo con el objetivo de dejar en libertad a dos comerciantes que mantiene secuestrados desde hace 15 días en el mismo territorio

Aparece el número dos de la desmovilizada guerrilla colombiana conversando con quien se presenta como un capo mexicano


President Morales and his cronies are now counting on the Trump administration to save their skin

Browder’s report, to which InSight Crime had access, provided no proof of either Browder’s or O’Grady’s claims. In fact, Browder already admitted that he had no evidence of any relationship between Russia and the CICIG


The ‘Jilamito Five’ are the latest to be caught up in battles over land and natural resources, that have seen more than 130 defenders killed since 2009


The Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights says residents in six states fled because of “organized armed groups,” including cartels, local gangs and vigilantes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection had accepted 28 caravan members for processing at San Diego’s San Ysidro crossing by late Tuesday, leaving about 100 to wait

Lo habían mandado matar porque no les gustaron algunas notas que Javier publicó. Y que el pago por hacerlo fue una pistola plateada con las imágenes de los Dámaso en las cachas


Jóvenes que pagaron con su vida sus anhelos de libertad. Dolor, rabia e indignación entre familiares y amigos de fallecidos. “¡No eran delincuentes!”

Western Hemisphere Regional

The Pentagon has received a formal request from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide support, which will require almost 2,100 of the 4,000 troops that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis initially authorized

Here, the Guardian looks at eight fatal encounters with CBP agents that happened inside the United States and the larger patterns of incidents to which they relate