In Oakland, Calif., there's a growing number of Guatemalan migrants and asylum seekers. Some speak an Indigenous language — Mam. One class offered at a community college helps English and Spanish speakers learn the language.
The cost of smuggling has gone up in the last year — sharply. But, for the safety of their children, parents get references, take out loans and make the best smuggling decision they can.
David Lindes searched for his father for four years. He finally found him on Facebook.
For 20 years, Californian Nancy Bailey ran an adoption home for needy kids. But the government says she was trafficking them. This week, she may go to prison for life
In Guatemala, a controversial child trafficking trial starts for Nancy Bailey.
Mexico detains most unaccompanied migrant children in jail-like facilities, even though the country’s laws forbid it.
For years, women in rural Guatemala were terrified to tell what had happened to them during the country's long civil war. But then the story of an earlier war victim helped them speak out.
In Zacualpa, Guatemala, some residents can't resist the gamble of taking out a loan and heading north. But they don't all make it and some go missing. Now help is at hand.