As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.
Experts say the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have come to the Texas-Mexico border desperate to escape violence back home.
Law enforcement officials in South Texas have been overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves that DHS quickly moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio.
A man from El Salvador, who is wanted in his home country for human trafficking, was deported and turned over to Salvadoran law enforcement authorities Monday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
It’s hard for Anatolia Garcia to hide the monitor that’s been strapped to her ankle for four weeks. “I feel humiliated. Every time I go to my children’s school, I have to cover it up. I don’t want to embarrass my children.”
FC Dallas got a 1-0 victory over El Salvador’s Alianza FC in their CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round match.