After grueling one month long journeys that span over 1,000 miles, undocumented immigrants from Central America reach the United States physically and emotionally damaged from their experiences. Close to 70,000 children made the trek north last spring in order to escape violence and poverty, with the hopes of reuniting with their family and starting a new life. Terra Firma, a pediatric clinic headquartered in the Bronx, helps serve their many needs.
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Coronavirus pandemic threatens border towns in Mexico
The spread of coronavirus has impacted the entire world. In Mexico, where Northern cities border the United States, difficulties are amplified as the region tackles the well-being of both countries during the pandemic.