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U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence.

NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

- Reuters - US

20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West Texas.

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas " Border Patrol agents have found 20 immigrants crammed into a locked semitrailer at a checkpoint in West Texas.A Border Patrol spokesman said the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval. In a notice published in the Federal Register that goes into effect Aug. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

There's No Evidence I'm in a Gang — Because I'm Not. But I've Been Locked Up for Two Months for Gang Membership.

I came to the U.S. to be safe from gangs. Now officials are accusing me of being in one. One Friday after school last June, I went to play soccer with friends in the park in Brentwood, New York, where I live. I love the soccer fields there. There are lights and grass, and it feels so much nicer and safer than the fields ...

- ACLU - US

Tata Genaro Ramírez: The Farmer Who Revived the Nawat Language in El Salvador.

Genaro inspired a new generation of Náhuat teachers, he launched the enthusiasm for the documentation of the language, broke taboos, and made the language known in El Salvador.

- Global Voices - US

El Salvador cardinal says Facebook account posting Romero rumors is not his.

San Salvador, El Salvador, Aug 14, 2017 / 04:13 pm .- A cardinal from El Salvador says that a Facebook account attributed to him is fake, and that he did not post about Pope Francis’ intent to travel to El Salvador for the potential canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero. “This is Monsignor Gregorio Rosa ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

The Trump Administration Is Detaining Immigrant Kids for Gang Membership Without Evidence. So We Sued.

No immigrant kid should languish in detention because of an accusation of gang membership with flimsy or no evidence. Wearing a blue soccer jersey with El Salvador' written on it. Doodling an area code from home on a school notebook. Law enforcement agencies have used both of these as evidence' that a teenage immigrant high ...

- ACLU - US

Los Angeles service honors slain El Salvador archbishop.

LOS ANGELES " A special mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles honored a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's bloody 12-year civil war.The service in Spanish on Sunday celebrated...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tata Genaro Ramírez: The Farmer Who Revived the Náhuat Language in El Salvador.

Genaro inspired a new generation of Náhuat teachers, he launched the enthusiasm for the documentation of the language, broke taboos, and made the language known in El Salvador.

- Global Voices - US

Los Angeles service honors slain El Salvador archbishop.

A special mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles honored a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's bloody 12-year civil war.

- FOX News - US

Panelo predicts Comelec chief Bautista will resign.

Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo has predicted that Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista will resign if he is impeached by the House of Representatives.

- GMA News - PH

A traffic stop just led to this DREAMer's deportation

A high school graduate who was twice granted temporary deportation relief under a Obama-era program was deported to El Salvador on Wednesday, indicating that the Trump administration is not stopping its relentless crackdown of undocumented immigrants who have been in the country since they were children. Mario, a ...

- ThinkProgress - US

El Salvador arrests 4 gang leaders at lavish party

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador " Authorities in El Salvador say they have arrested four gang leaders as they were throwing a lavish party at a ranch near a Pacific coast beach resort.The detentions of the MS-13 cell leaders came...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

San Salvador pupfish acquired genetic variation from island fish to eat new foods

Pupfish living in salty lakes on San Salvador Island were able to diversify into multiple species with different eating habits, in part, by interbreeding with pupfish from other islands in the Caribbean.

- ScienceDaily - US

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