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Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after latest migrant caravan

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, throngs of people driven to flee poverty and violence in hopes of a better life… Read More »

Pediatricians share migrant children’s disturbing drawings of their time in US custody

The staff at the center asked the children to depict their time in CBP custody. A social worker at the center gave the drawings to the American Academy of Pediatrics, which gave them to CNN. “The fact that the drawings are so realistic and horrific gives us a view into what these children have experienced,”… Read More »

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs across with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “These drug traffickers, they’re smart, they know what they’re doing,” said Carroll during an appearance… Read More »