What can we learn about who’s trying to enter the United States from the 650 death reports of people who didn’t make it?
Stephanie Leutert is the Director of the Mexico Security Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin. She writes for Beyond the Border, a Strauss Center and Lawfare collaboration, and provides an in depth look at security and migration challenges in Mexico and Central America.
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The sheriff of a rural Texas county granted me access to the death reports of hundreds of people who passed away trekking through his jurisdiction to avoid a Border Patrol checkpoint. Here is their story.
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Every month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Mexico's National Migration Institute release their migration apprehension numbers that chart the movements of Central Americans across the region.
La pregunta pudiera resultar sencilla, pero es sorprendentemente compleja de responder. De hecho, el rango de respuesta tiende a variar en centenas de miles.
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