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Crash Shines Light on Immigrants in Christmas Tree Workforce

GERVAIS, Ore. — It was nighttime when Pedro Lucas came home, clutching receipts showing he had paid a funeral home to have the bodies of three immigrant laborers returned to Guatemala from Oregon. “People don't realize that the majority of this industry is ...
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Weary Migrants Still Far From Reaching US Border

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their...
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Migrants Defy Threats, Prepare to Cross Into Mexico

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliation. The f...