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14 hrs ago | MotherJones

785 of This Year's Unaccompanied Migrants Were Under 6 Years Old

Little kids, including a troubling number of children age five or younger, make up the fastest-growing group of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the US border in fiscal year 2014.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, Central America

16 hrs ago | State Department

Press Releases: Counselor Shannon To Travel to Central America

Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador as well as San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from July 22-24.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America Travel, Travel, El Salvador Travel, Honduras, Honduras Travel, San Salvador, El Salvador Travel

21 hrs ago | State Department

Public Schedule: July 22 - Tuesday

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Cairo, Egypt. He is accompanied by Acting Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, NSC Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Spokesperson Jen Psaki.

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Related Topix: World News, Egypt, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, July 29

This allows France to continue administering colonies, but Japan sends in troops.

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Related Topix: France, World News, South Africa, Africa, African National Congress (South Africa), Mandela, Drama Movies

Trucker

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Hernandez, NM, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

Hispanically Speaking

5 Dead in Violent Incidents in El Salvador

A total of five people were shot to death in two separate incidents on Sunday in western El Salvador, the Attorney General's Office, or FGR, said.

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Forbes.com

What Do You Need To Know About Central American Migration?

A few months ago I watched Hugo Rivera, a stocky Mexican border patrol agent as he stood on the bank of the Suchiate River in Chiapas Mexico and looked out across the border to Guatemala on the other side of the water.

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Related Topix: Mexico, MO, World News, Mexico, Central America

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama to meet with leaders of countries involved in illegal alien crisis

President Barack Obama invited the top leaders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to meet with him on Friday, July 25, at the White House to discuss the illegal alien crisis at the Mexico-Texas border in which thousands of young Latinos stormed the border with little, if any, resistance by the Obama administration, according to a White House ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Central America, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Prison

The Daily Beast

Time to Send Lady Liberty Back to FranceBy Gene Robinson

Much smaller, poorer countries are opening their gates for refugees from violence-torn parts of the world.

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Related Topix: New York, Immigration Reform, World News, Central America

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Perea joins other lawmakers on Central American tour

Assembly Member Henry T. Perea is in Central America into next week with a delegation of state lawmakers exploring how to address tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who are arriving at the country's southern border.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, World News, Central America, Sacramento, CA

Northern Michigan News

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Hernandez, NM, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

2nd chikungunya case confirmed in Manatee

The individual just returned from a visit to the Caribbean, where health officials believe the patient contracted the disease through mosquito bite.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, Manatee County, FL, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Townhall

Gang members on their way to family members living in U.S. illegally

Late last week I reported 16 MS-13 gang members exploiting the unaccompanied minor crisis were being housed at a Border Patrol processing center in Nogales, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nogales, AZ, World News, Central America

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

El Salvador's Coyote Cartoon Seeks to Slow Child Migrants

The public service cartoon looks like a scene from a kids' fairytale. The target is El Salvadoran parents seeking to send their children north with smugglers promising to get them to a better life in the U.S. A father answering the phone at home is told by a "coyote," a slang term for human smugglers, that his children will be safe with him.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

MassLive.com

Massachusetts unaccompanied minors program could help Central American children

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Second case of chikungunya in Pinellas County

Second case of chikungunya in Pinellas County So far, the have been 81 confirmed cases of the chikungunya disease in Florida.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

The Wave

Immigration: Why kids are fleeing to U.S. and what to do

The surge of children fleeing violent Central American countries by the thousands and ending up in the United States has sparked heated political debate, scrutiny from the United Nations and a mix of compassion and anger from Americans who see it as a refugee crisis or a simple question of border security.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, World News, Central America, US News, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Fox News

Endless wave of illegal immigrants floods Rio Grande valley

Life jackets of all sizes and the occasional punctured raft are strewn along the banks of the Rio Grande, just south of Mission, Texas, where a relentless onslaught of illegal immigrants eagerly surrender to beleaguered Border Patrol agents around the clock.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mission, TX, World News, Central America

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Marianne's Journal

the Central American Children: a Refugee Crisis, Not an Immigration Crisis

It is totally without conscience to knowingly send young children into places where they are likely to be tortured and/or killed unless they agree to sell drugs and commit murder, and stand a good chance of being tortured and killed even if they do.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up about the teens journey here.

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