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7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Held at US Border Dies in Custody

WASHINGTON — A 7-year-old girl picked up with her father and dozens of other migrants along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border suffered seizures and spiked a high fever in immigration custody and later died, federal officials said. An autopsy was sc...
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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. Preside...

Some Facts About Immigrant Children in US Custody

The deaths of two migrant children in U.S. custody last month are bringing increased attention to how the nation is grappling with a surge of families and children traveling alone across the southern border, es...