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Father Of Dead Migrant Says Border Patrol's 'Best Efforts' Couldn't Save Her

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U.S. Border Patrol next to the the border wall dividing Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales Mexico. Susan Schulman/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: What The Death Of A 7-Year-Old Migrant Says About This Country

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The Volcano of Fire spewed lava and ash on Monday, as seen from Escuintla, Guatemala. Guatemalan authorities on Monday declared a red alert after the volcano erupted again, forcing thousands of residents to flee. Carlos Alonzo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Migrants heading toward the U.S. carry Honduran and Guatemalan national flags in Guatemala on Monday. President Trump has threatened to cut off aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador for failing to stop the caravan's journey. Orlando Estrada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Honduran migrants arrive in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, in a makeshift raft after crossing the Suchiate river, the natural border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday. Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Central American migrants walking to the U.S. start their day departing Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on Sunday. Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, thousands of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border early Sunday in southern Mexico. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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Thousands of migrants attempted to cross the border from Guatemala into Mexico this week. Many of the migrants have reportedly returned to their home countries of Honduras and Guatemala. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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Honduran migrants walk toward Tecún Umán, a Guatemalan town along the Mexican border, as they leave Guatemala City on Thursday. Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Juan Pablo Romero (right), founder and director of Los Patojos, talks with current student Christopher Alvarado, who participates in the construction and maintenance of the new campus during the mornings in Jocotenango, Guatemala. James Rodriguez for NPR hide caption

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Seeds Of Maya Genius Grow In A New Kind Of School

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Residents search for victims of the Fuego volcano eruption in the ash-covered village of San Miguel Los Lotes, in Escuintla, about 20 miles southwest of Guatemala City, on Thursday. Johan Ordonez /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lilian Hernandez cries as she is comforted by her husband at the Mormon church that has been enabled as a shelter near Escuintla, Guatemala, on Tuesday. Hernandez lost 36 family members in all, missing and presumed dead in the town of San Miguel Los Lotes after the fiery volcanic eruption of the Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, in south-central Guatemala. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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People flee El Rodeo village, less than 30 miles from the capital, Guatemala City, after the eruption of the Fuego volcano on Sunday. Noe Perez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Everything Is A Disaster': Guatemala's Fuego Volcano Erupts, Killing At Least 69

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, flanked by their wives, cut the ribbon during a ceremony Wednesday inaugurating the Guatemalan Embassy in Jerusalem. Ronen Zvulun/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A member of a migrant caravan from Central America kisses a baby as they pray in preparation for an asylum request in the U.S., in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico. Edgard Garrido/REUTERS hide caption

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The Acatenango volcano is near the village of San Jose Calderas, many of whose residents were deported from a meatpacking plant in Iowa in 2008. Alice Fordham for NPR hide caption

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How A Guatemalan Village's Fortunes Rose And Fell With U.S. Migration And Deportation

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A man walks beside posters with photos showing portraits of missing people, during a march to remember those who disappeared during the Guatemalan civil war, at the Plaza de la Constitution in Guatemala City on June 30, 2016. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

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Immigrant Accused Of Guatemalan War Crimes May Be Deported

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A LiDAR image from Tikal, the most important Maya city. PACUNAM/Marcello Canuto & Luke Auld-Thomas hide caption

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'Game Changer': Maya Cities Unearthed In Guatemala Forest Using Lasers

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Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19, 2017, at the United Nations headquarters. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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A barista at El Injerto coffee shop in Guatemala City pours water into a chemex. Guatemala has long been known for its coffee, but a culture of artisanal coffee has only recently taken root here. Anna-Catherine Brigida hide caption

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Relatives gather outside the Virgin of the Assumption Safe House near Guatemala City, Guatemala. Dozens of girls died after a fire broke out at the youth shelter on Wednesday. Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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