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  • Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America

    Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America
    With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and traveled alone for 15 days on buses and taxis until he crossed the border into Texas.
  • U.S. Hasn't Helped Central American Conditions

    Recently we have heard the news about the children from Central America attempting to migrate to the United States. Even the parents of these children see no future for them in their homeland. My perception is that this is not the fault of the children,...

    Gov. Brown urges $3 million in legal aid for immigrant children

    Seeking to address a swell of unaccompanied children from Central America who have immigrated to the U.S. illegally in recent months, Gov. Jerry Brown and other California lawmakers announced a proposal Thursday to provide $3 million in legal aid to those...

    Nearly 300 women, children deported from immigration detention centers

    Nearly 300 Central American women and children have been deported from family detention centers that opened in the wake of a recent influx of people illegally crossing the Southwest border. As of Wednesday evening, 280 women and children had been...

    Child's detention despite citizenship reveals immigration case woes

    An 11-year-old boy — one of hundreds who have been shuttled to an immigration detention facility in the middle of the New Mexican desert — was released this week after it was discovered that he is a U.S. citizen, according to the child's...