Migrants travel in groups through Mexico for safety reasons. But Mexico is still one of the world’s most dangerous countries.
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Two trucks carrying migrants have gone missing in Veracruz, Mexico. A witness says that '65 children and seven women were sold' to a band of armed men. Other caravan members have reached the border.
Members of the migrant caravan, mostly Hondurans, cross a river that separates Guatemala and Mexico.
Honduran migrants trudging north towards the US-Mexico border are fleeing violence and poverty that has its roots in activities of 10th-century American fruit companies.
We can make conscious decisions about how we live together in closer proximity that allow for both cultural diversity and a shared sense of community.
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Dallas Rogers speaks with Chris Ho and Edgar Liu about what's going on in apartment buildings as we move up, rather than out, and how we can look after ourselves and each other in culturally diverse, high-density living.
A photograph by Oliver de Ros presents a different impression of the migrants at the Guatemalan border than the standard tropes published. Migrants bound for the U.S.-Mexico border wait on a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River, connecting Guatemala and Mexico, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
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Photographs can influence us -- they can inspire us to act and they can also impact the way we think about issues. The recent published photos about the migrant 'caravan' convey several stereotypes.
A new group of Central American migrants walk past Mexican Federal Police after wading across the Suchiate River, that connects Guatemala and Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Oct. 29, 2018.
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A migrant caravan of almost 7,000 people who left Guatemala and Honduras is heading north towards the United States. The reasons they are leaving are complex but involve a U.S.-backed violent history.
Most hand car wash workers are subject to some form of labour exploitation, says new report
Costa Ricans held a march in solidarity with Nicaraguan refugees on Aug. 25, 2018. An estimated 500,000 Nicaraguans live in Costa Rica, with more arriving daily as crisis in the country deepens.
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Nicaraguan migrants send over US$1 billion home each year. This money has played a changing role in domestic politics – first boosting the Ortega regime and, now, sustaining the uprising against him.
Utö, Finland, graffiti. Torture is a process which doesn’t stop at the event itself but that eventually goes on through generations.
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Torture is such a profound tear in the fabric that makes us human that it can distort even the most fundamental elements of social existence.
Three years into a protracted political and economic crisis, Venezuela has seen TK million migrants — TK percent of its population — flee.
Up to 5,000 refugees flee hunger and chaos in Venezuela each day – a migrant crisis rivaling Syria's. Most arrive to poor South American border cities that are dangerously unprepared for the influx.
Sirley Silveira Paixao, an immigrant from Brazil seeking asylum, kisses her 10-year-old son Diego Magalhaes, after he is released from immigration detention in Chicago on July 5, 2018.
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Psychotropic medication is 'pharmaceutical violence' against migrant children and other incarcerated youth throughout the United States. Drug addiction is one consequence.
In this June 2016 photo, a border patrol agent walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego.
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Free trade requires not just the free movement of goods, but of people too. If Donald Trump really wants the U.S. to have a competitive advantage, he should be encouraging more, not fewer, migrants.
Migrants in Sangatte, 2008.
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Little thought has been accorded to the way in which political and bureaucratic actors prioritise certain lives over others in their (non) decision-making.
Venezuelan migrants wait at the Binational Border Service Center of Peru.
Fleeing economic collapse, around 2.3 million Venezuelans have left the country over the past few years.
Border Patrol agent Robert Rodriguez, working in the Rio Grande Valley
In Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley, Border Patrol agents must ignore blistering heat and 25 mile-an-hour winds. Their job is simple: Catch terrorists, people without papers or those carrying drugs.
Only in the past couple of years has housing construction got close to matching population growth in Sydney and other big cities.
Migrants have similar home ownership rates to the overall population and rely less on public housing. But housing supply shortfalls and higher prices have reduced ownership among recent migrants.
Waiting at the asylum registration centre at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Newly proposed 'controlled centres' in the EU must not breach migrants' human rights.
Staying in a violent home country can be lethally dangerous – but thanks to European governments, sending family abroad is far from a guaranteed escape.
Economist think so too.
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The president says immigration is bad for the US economy. Economists disagree.
The Lifeline: an NGO ship stuck in the Mediterranean in late June.
The EU has agreed to explore proposals for centres to process people before they can cross the Mediterranean.
Detainees at Otay Mesa immigration detention center in San Diego.
Trump’s executive order to end family separations at the border is too little too late, a human rights expert writes. Indefinitely detaining immigrants is breaking the law.