This week the Obama administration introduced a plan that would allow migrant children to apply for refugee or asylum status in their home country, saving them from making the treacherous journey alone north. Hopefully under this plan, stories about the dangerous journey to America will become part of the past. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Border Crisis. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.
Mexico Pays to Help its Citizens Avoid Deportation from the U.S. [NPR]
Colorado Senate Race Comes Down to Latino Support [Huffington Post]
Jews Know Too Well the Fate of Refugees, Dispossessed Migrants [The Boston Globe]
Obama Plan Will Cut Out Grueling Journey for a Small Number of Central American Refugees [Mother Jones]
A Smuggled Girl’s Odyssey of False Promises and Fear [The New York Times]
Border Crisis From the Other Side: One Guatemalan Mother’s Journey [Yahoo News]