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By REUTERS MEXICALI, Mexico — Camped in migrant centers, broken-down rooms of a dingy, semi-derelict hotel and on church floors, thousands of Haitians desperate to enter the United States are in limbo and exposed to crime in dangerous border neighborhoods of Mexico. The hard-bitten fringes of Tijuana and Mexicali are […]

The stories were harrowing, and they were everywhere: accounts of parents paying smugglers thousands of dollars, of Central American children trekking cross-country with coyotes, of kids crossing the southwest border alone and then spending days in overcrowded detention centers. Last summer, these tales dominated the political media—and the July congressional […]