border patrol: Her fear, she said, was that the killers wanted to wipe out the whole family, according to CTV. So the couple set out for the United States on May 13, hoping to reach Houston and her only surviving child, who had slipped across the U.S. border a year ago. She had already lost two children in the gang-ridden horror that is El Salvador. They did not make it. On Thursday, the mom, her wrists and ankles in chains, was flown with about 100 other would-be migrants back to El Salvador. Barely an hour after they crossed into Texas, they were captured by the Border Patrol, separated and locked up. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.