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Central American Migrants

San Fernando Migrant Massacre: How US, Mexican and Latin American Governments Share Responsibility

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Migrant rights defenders throughout Mexico recently commemorated the fourth anniversary of the massacre, which resulted in the death of 72 migrants in transit, including 13 women, en route to the United States from six countries.

Most Americans Say Child Migrants Should Be Reunited With Families Here: Poll

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.04.2014 | Latino Voices

Most Americans think the U.S. government should allow the more than 60,000 unaccompanied minors that have crossed illegally into the country this year...

Nicaraguans Are Not Migrating to the U.S. Because They Have Their Own ‘American Dream': Costa Rica

Sergio Ramírez | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Sergio Ramírez

Lines at the Costa Rican consulate in Managua are far longer than lines at the U.S. consulate. According to official statistics, at least ten percent of the population of Costa Rica is made up of Nicaraguans, although the population of clandestine migrants is huge.

Nicaraguans Are Not Migrating To America Because They Have Their Own ‘American Dream' Next Door: Costa Rica

Sergio Ramírez | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Sergio Ramírez

Lines at the Costa Rican consulate in Managua are far longer than lines at the U.S. consulate. According to official statistics, at least ten percent of the population of Costa Rica is made up of Nicaraguans, although the population of clandestine migrants is huge.

Taking Kids as They Come: Soccer, the Border, and Dealing With Migration

Paul Cuadros | Posted 09.14.2014 | Latino Voices
Paul Cuadros

Over the past 15 years, one thing has become very clear to me: As a country we have rarely tackled the causes of migration beyond border enforcement, which has been mildly successful. The current crisis lays bare the failings of this shortsighted policy.

We Need to Treat Fleeing Central Americans as Refugees – Not Voluntary Migrants

Matt Garcia | Posted 09.10.2014 | World
Matt Garcia

Forget about the pursuit of the American dream, an American education, or an American job. They are simply trying to stay alive.

Entire Police Department Of Mexican Town Implicated In Killings, Kidnappings

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Scores of police officers – including the entire department of one town – have been detained in Mexican probes of kill...