HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS MANUFACTURING A NEW BORDER CRISIS Ryan Devereaux
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HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS MANUFACTURING A NEW BORDER CRISIS Ryan Devereaux

THEY BEGAN SHOWING up the first weekend of October, hundreds of immigrant families deposited in Yuma and Tucson, Arizona. They came, almost entirely, from Central America, some seeking asylum, some seeking work, all hoping for a better life in the United States. They were parents with children of all ages. Some of the women were pregnant. Continue reading

Migrant Caravan Driven by Hope but Uncertain of Success
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Migrant Caravan Driven by Hope but Uncertain of Success

Thousands of migrants — men, women, entire families — had wandered into town the day before, many on foot, and turned the humble commercial district into a vast makeshift encampment. They had filled every square foot of the plaza, including its bandshell, and jammed the sidewalks and storefronts, sprawling on cardboard, blankets, plastic sheeting and spare clothes. Continue reading

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How the migrant caravan became so big and why it’s continuing to grow

It was Oct. 12. She and her cousin had just opened a small business selling tortillas when they were confronted by a gang, threatened with death if they didn’t hand over half of their profits. She looked at the Facebook post: “An avalanche of Hondurans is preparing to leave in a caravan to the United States. Share this!” Within three hours, her bags were packed. Continue reading