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El Salvador

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  • Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.

    Deportation data won't dispel rumors drawing migrant minors to U.S.
    President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay. But under...
  • A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black

    A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black
    A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
  • Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America

    Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America
    Got a busload of immigrant children? We'll scream at 'em. Got a problem with gun violence? We'll flaunt our assault rifles in the aisles of Target. Worried about the environment? Too bad, sucker, we're busy customizing our pickup trucks with...
  • Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

    Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis
    On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America. There was no father or mother to send him off with a...
  • Kids caught at the border deserve due process, including lawyers

    When Juan Pablo Guerrero Diaz left El Salvador to come to the U.S., his daughter was still in diapers. Now she is 14, and this year, after fleeing for her life, she was reunited with her parents in Los Angeles. For the girl, the perilous journey north...
  • Immigrant children find refuge at Fontana church

    Immigrant children find refuge at Fontana church
    Forty-six immigrants carrying temporary visas arrived at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fontana on Thursday aboard Homeland Security buses. The church is helping federal agencies process the immigrants. Following anti-immigrant protests in Murrieta,...
  • Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees

    Bell plans to shelter immigration detainees
    Nestor Valencia was 4 years old when he boarded a white van filled with piñatas and entered the United States illegally from Mexico. Now the mayor of Bell, he sees a little of himself in the thousands of children arriving at the U.S. border and entering...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable

    Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable
    With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own, without their parents, so many that the president has declared it an "urgent humanitarian...
  • Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants

    Obama to seek $2 billion to stem surge of Central American immigrants
    President Obama will send a letter to Congress on Monday requesting more than $2 billion to pay for tighter border enforcement and humanitarian assistance to respond to the swell of children from Central America illegally crossing the border without their...
  • Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by deaths of three relatives

    Pope Francis was “deeply saddened” to learn of the deaths of three relatives in a car crash Tuesday on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican said. An Argentine police official quoted by the Associated Press said the pope's 38-year-...
  • MLS teams begin CONCACAF Champions League group play

    MLS teams begin CONCACAF Champions League group play
    Major League Soccer has made it a clear priority to win the CONCACAF Champions League, and those games begin this week for the MLS teams. The MLS hopes will fall on the Timbers, D.C. United, New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City this year. The...