Mexican drug traffickers have worked their way south into Guatemala. The Guatemalan army has been trying to beat them back. But some Guatemalans feel loyal to the cartels. Which have provided services that the government hasn't. Lorne Matalon reports.
The Dream Act could provide a pathway to legal residency for young immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. A conservative community in Ohio is supporting its passage as an 18-year-old awaits deportation. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
This month, the fate of a US-born son of a Guatemalan immigrant will be decided by the Missouri Supreme Court, who was detained in a raid at poultry processing plant in 2007. Reporter Sylvia Maria Gross has more.
The Trump administration has recently implemented a policy of separating migrant children from their parents if they cross the southern border other than at a checkpoint. But they began testing a similar policy a year ago.
Migration isn't caused just by violence and failing governments: Climate-related problems such as drought, extreme storms and excessive heat have pushed many small farmers in Central America to leave their land and head north.
A US government court settlement leaves one mother, separated from her daughter and then deported in 2017, wondering whether the US will do anything to help her reunite with the daughter it took from her at the US border.
A group of thousands of mostly Honduran US-bound migrants, whom President Donald Trump has declared unwelcome, crowded into the Mexican border city of Tapachula on Sunday, setting up impromptu camps in public spaces under a heavy rain.
About 7,000 migrants — mostly from Guatemala and Honduras — are heading to the US. The roots of their plight are connected to a deadly history of US involvement in Central America, says assistant professor Jerry Flores.