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La Jaula de Oro

Friday, July 18, 2014  |  Americas Quarterly

Hoping to protect herself from the journey ahead, 15-year-old Sara cuts her hair, binds her chest, and changes into a dirty T-shirt and a baseball cap. Emerging as a slouching teenage boy, she leaves her home in a Guatemalan slum for a better life in the United States.

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Challenges at the Border: Examining and Addressing the Root Causes Behind the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern Border

Wednesday, July 16, 2014  |  Eric Farnsworth

In testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, COA's Eric Farnsworth explained why Central American security and development play a role in the child migrant crisis. ... Read More