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Who’s funding the migrant caravans? 

Immigration | In my reporting on Central American migrants, finding the answer has proven complicated
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/15/19, 03:25 pm

Ever since I started reporting on the migrant crisis at the U.S. southern border, there’s a question I’ve been asking: Is somebody funding this mass migration? Is someone paying for these migrants’ travel, food, and shelter—and if so, who? What’s the agenda?

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How full is FULL?

Refugees | Distinct warmhearted voices are needed on immigration
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/11/19, 12:59 pm

Nowhere do I hear more confusion—amid what David Brooks calls “a rapid, dirty river of information coursing through us all day”—than when Christians have conversations about immigration, perhaps the central issue of the Trump presidency. 

Is there a crisis at the border? Do we need the military to settle it? How many minors have been separated from parents? Are they part of “a big fat con job,” as President Donald Trump says? 

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Dangerous journeys, contentious crossings

Immigration | Migrant families desperate to flee gang violence and an administration determined to stop illegal immigration are adding up to a crisis on the border
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/03/19, 02:45 pm

While President Trump in February declared a national emergency at the southern border, another migrant caravan headed north: About 2,000 Central Americans were walking, busing, hitchhiking, and riding trains for 2,800 miles toward the United States. They planned to join tens of thousands more migrants already overfilling shelters at border towns, stretching Border Patrol resources, and clogging a severely backlogged immigration court docket.

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