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  • Obama solicita gasto de emergencia por crisis de migración en la frontera

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pidió el martes al Congreso 3.700 millones de dólares para lidiar con una emergencia provocada por un aumento de la cantidad de niños que trata de entrar ilegalmente a Estados Unidos,...
  • 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...
  • Obama se reunirá con presidentes de América Central por niños inmigrantes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, instó el viernes a tres mandatarios centroamericanos a que trabajen con él para frenar el flujo de niños inmigrantes que llegan a la frontera, pero advirtió que quienes no tengan una...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • New refugee crisis calls for change in immigration policy

    Come December, as many as 80,000 Central American children will have walked, jumped freight trains, starved, and suffered rape and other abuse to throw themselves at the mercy of U.S. border agents, asking to be protected and, in many cases, reunited with...
  • 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...
  • Teens tell tales of traveling � without parents � across U.S.-Mexico border

    MIAMI Soon after crossing into Mexico from Guatemala, 17-year-old Ana became separated from the group of Hondurans with whom she had been traveling and wound up alone in a mountain cottage where she was repeatedly raped by strangers. "They threatened me,...
  • For Salvadoran family, clash with gang takes a heavy toll

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador For those wondering why minors from Central America are flooding into the United States in unprecedented numbers, the story of Hector Antonio Giron, a husky 46-year-old merchant, provides an answer. On Sept. 14, 2011, gang...
  • Homeland Security chief defends agency's handling of youth at border

    WASHINGTON The nation's top homeland security official on Tuesday defended his department's handling of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border from Mexico, turning aside Republican demands for a National Guard presence there even as officials...
  • Addressing the border crisis

    Addressing the border crisis
    Tens of thousands of Central American children, some accompanied by adults but most traveling alone, have surged across the U.S.-Mexican border in recent months. The flood has swamped the border security infrastructure as well as the youth housing...