Carrie Kahn http://kccu.org en Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes http://kccu.org/post/deportation-threat-doesnt-diminish-young-migrants-us-hopes The Obama administration says it will try to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/29/326680790/reports-obama-administration-seeks-change-in-law-to-speed-deportations">speed up deportations of tens of thousands of children</a> who have illegally entered the U.S. from Central America in recent months. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:17:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 59143 at http://kccu.org Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes Some Mexico Fans Feel Unfairly Targeted For World Cup Chants http://kccu.org/post/some-mexico-fans-feel-unfairly-targeted-world-cup-chants FIFA, the governing body of the World Cup, says it has zero tolerance for racist and homophobic conduct by players and fans at this year's international soccer event.<p>Late last week, FIFA opened an investigation into the display of neo-Nazi banners by both Russian and Croat fans at the World Cup. And Brazil and Mexico face possible sanctions for chanting a homophobic slur during their match last week. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:51:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 58447 at http://kccu.org Some Mexico Fans Feel Unfairly Targeted For World Cup Chants The Surge In Single Women With Children At The U.S.-Mexico Border http://kccu.org/post/single-women-young-children-inundate-us-mexico-border <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/10/320645461/a-flood-of-kids-on-their-own-hope-to-hop-a-train-to-a-new-life">The number of migrant children detained at the U.S. border has skyrocketed</a>. At the current pace, it could hit 90,000 over the course of this year. But it's not just minor children rushing to the border. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:14:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 58307 at http://kccu.org The Surge In Single Women With Children At The U.S.-Mexico Border For Mexico, Action On The Pitch Means Stillness In The Streets http://kccu.org/post/mexico-action-pitch-means-stillness-streets Mexico took to the field on the second day of the World Cup, and the nation shut down to watch. Nearly everyone, from vendors to politicians, took the day off to watch their team beat Cameroon 1-to-0. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:12:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 57938 at http://kccu.org A Flood Of Kids, On Their Own, Hope To Hop A Train To A New Life http://kccu.org/post/flood-kids-their-own-hope-hop-train-new-life If you are trying to get across Mexico, and you don't have money, one of your few options is to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/05/318905712/riding-the-beast-across-mexico-to-the-u-s-border">jump on a freight train</a>.<p>Several train lines pass through the dusty central Mexican town of Huehuetoca at full speed. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:37:00 +0000 Carrie Kahn 57737 at http://kccu.org A Flood Of Kids, On Their Own, Hope To Hop A Train To A New Life