chaparral border: At risk of falling on the chopping block are development programs that work to tackle the root causes driving migration poverty, inequality, violence and corruption, according to Toronto Star. These include outreach to at-risk youth to combat forced gang recruitment as well as programs to address gender-based violence and support education, workforce development and the uphill fight to root out endemic graft. Over time, they say, it will only worsen the problem. In this Nov. 25, 2018 file photo, a migrant woman helps carry a handmade U.S. flag up the riverbank at the Mexico-U.S. border after getting past Mexican police at the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, as a group of migrants tries to reach the U.S. Activists, officials and social workers in Central America were staggered by the idea that U.S. President Donald Trump thinks he will help reduce immigration, by cutting off nearly 500 million in aid to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador; exactly the opposite will happen, they say. El Salvador had a homicide rate of 50.3 per 100,000 people in 2018. Ramon Espinosa, File / AP Photo In this June 16, 2016 file photo, inmates ride in a bus out of the Cojutepeque prison in El Salvador. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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