Mexico faces crisis of migrant children and families, with little housing and few resources

05/17/2021

Source: The Los Angeles Times

REYNOSA, Mexico — After a weeks-long trip from her native Honduras, Juana Cruz Funez couldn’t understand why she and her daughter, Itzy, 8, had been denied their goal — entry into the United States.

“I heard people could stay in America if we came with our children,” a sobbing Cruz said moments after the U.S. Border Patrol expelled mother and child back across the Rio Grande to this Mexican border city.

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