When James and his mother came to America seeking asylum together, they didn’t expect to spend nine months apart.
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The national conversation on family separation is at a high pitch right now. Youth Radio’s team covering the border spoke with young people from El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico–who grew up never seeing the border as a dividing line.
Two college students take us inside their summer job: living and working with migrant families in a shelter at the Texas border.
Although some members of the migrant caravan have been allowed to begin the process to request asylum, dozens are still left outside in tents.
In this week’s podcast, Maya Cueva travels to McAllen, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, to learn about what the only abortion clinic in the entire 1800 square mile region means for the community and activists on both sides of the abortion debate.
Mercedes Soto, 32, is praying outside Whole Woman’s Health, in McAllen, Texas. It’s the last remaining abortion clinic in the…
I soon realized why that bus hadn’t come: walking to school my dad and I passed two white sheets lying on the ground, both of them stained with blood. We later learned the victims were two local kids killed after trying to run away from gang members who were chasing them. It was 2006. A month later I left El Salvador and headed north for the United States.