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Migrants at a shelter in southern Mexico say that Mexico's interior checkpoints are making it harder to travel north. Some have given up on reaching the U.S. and are trying to stay in Mexico. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.

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Child Migrants Settle Uneasily In The Big Easy

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Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

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Immigration and Customs officials stand by as a woman and child, who were deported from the United States, deplane at the San Pedro Sula airport in Honduras on July 18. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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Young Migrants May Request Asylum, But It's Hard To Get

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Immigrants board a bus after being released from U.S. Border Patrol detention in Texas last month. An immigration judge says the Obama administration's "fast-tracking" effort means many people go into court without an attorney, opening a door to future problems. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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A young immigrant caught crossing the border illegally is housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, last month. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trauma Plagues Many Immigrant Kids In U.S. Illegally

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This statue is located in Utah's Capitol building, beneath a mural of Brigham Young and the first Mormon pioneers traveling out west. "Utah is a place that understands the value of immigration," says Utah's speaker of the House, Becky Lockhart. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Three Years On, Utah's Immigrant Guest Worker Law Still Stalled

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Nora Sandigo sits with Ronald Soza and his sister Cecia in 2009, while the children were on a hunger strike to protest the deportation of their mother. Sandigo is the legal guardian of the Soza children (now 15 and 18) — and 815 other American children of undocumented immigrants. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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One Woman, 817 Children: Caring For Kids Of Undocumented Parents

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President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, delivers remarks on immigration beside President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina. Michael Reynolds/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Thousands of young immigrants, many of them from Central America, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

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Rubio, seen here addressing the National Press Club in May, told NPR he'll decide on a presidential run in the next few months Alex Wong/Getty hide caption

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Rubio: U.S. Cannot Admit All Children Seeking Asylum

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