Anna-Catherine Brigida recently graduated from USC Annenberg with a degree in print and digital journalism. At Annenberg, she worked as a reporter and multimedia editor for the community news website Intersections South LA. She covers homelessness, education and immigration.
For some Salvadorans, the promise of the “American Dream” has been tainted by coordinated deterrence efforts from Mexico and the United States. They're looking to places like Costa Rica for refuge — for now.
Though last year's influx of Central American migrants spawned reform, migrants remain easy prey.
M3-13 chased this family out of San Pedro Sula after killing the husband and father. The mother and three kids now live in Los Angeles after crossing into the US illegally.