Central America http://wlrn.org en Hear From Children Seeking Refuge In Miami From Violence Below The Border http://wlrn.org/post/hear-children-seeking-refuge-miami-violence-below-border <p>As tens of thousands children from Central America have been fleeing for the United States, U.S. society is trying to figure out how to deal with the crisis -- at many different levels.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:59:41 +0000 WLRN Staff & Miami Herald Staff 36057 at http://wlrn.org Hear From Children Seeking Refuge In Miami From Violence Below The Border Child Migrant Crisis Growing In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/child-migrant-crisis-growing-south-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s easy to think the current crisis of undocumented child migrants from Central America affects only the U.S. Southwest. But the problem is very much South Florida’s too.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:54:52 +0000 Tim Padgett 34578 at http://wlrn.org Child Migrant Crisis Growing In South Florida How Central American Kids Gave Us An Immigration Reality Check http://wlrn.org/post/how-central-american-kids-gave-us-immigration-reality-check <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We thought we had the border licked.</span></p><p>Both President Obama and his Republican opposition had been patting themselves on the back of late for making the 2,000-mile-long <em>frontera </em>between the United States and Mexico more forbidding for undocumented migrants. Fewer and fewer had been crossing each year, because of beefed-up border security and because Obama had made a policy of deporting <em>indocumentados</em> in record numbers.</p><p>And then a bunch of Central American kids had to spoil the celebration.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:39:04 +0000 Tim Padgett 33374 at http://wlrn.org How Central American Kids Gave Us An Immigration Reality Check First Civil, Now Gang Wars. Who Would Want To Be President of El Salvador? http://wlrn.org/post/first-civil-now-gang-wars-who-would-want-be-president-el-salvador <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="465" scrolling="no" src="//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/170563660?et=3La7XOVTKUqlPO_xi2YtWQ&amp;sig=ZIui0GME4BBI3nLnV47LpoOq6QV9laFME21PPA4bLVQ=" width="594"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here’s something you probably didn’t know: Salvadorans are poised to pass Cubans as the third-largest Latino group in the United States, behind Mexicans and Puerto Ricans.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:42:31 +0000 Tim Padgett 29429 at http://wlrn.org First Civil, Now Gang Wars. Who Would Want To Be President of El Salvador?