Brutality and ‘The Beast’: why child migration to U.S. is slowing down

Brutality and ‘The Beast’: why child migration to U.S. is slowing down

Yahoo! (August 11, 2014)

This article discusses the reasons behind the number of child migrants has fallen sharply. They include: tighter border policing, raids on the famously dangerous Bestia, road checkpoints, horror tales told by deportees who grappled with drug gangs on the way north, a U.S.-funded advertising blitz on the dangers of the journey, and the high-profile arrests of several human smugglers, or coyotes.

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