Tracing the Migrant Journey

Tracing the

KJZZ's Fronteras reporting team is joining migrants as they travel thousands of miles to reach the U.S. This multi-part series puts reporters on the ground from Honduras to Portland, Maine, to document the challenges migrants face on their trek through Central America, Mexico and the U.S. Follow the journey on KJZZ's The Show.

Follow reporters on Twitter by searching the hashtag #MigrantJourney.

Flags at the border
Aug. 16, 2019

Guadalajara, Mexico

Kendal Blust picks up the migrant journey from Guadalajara, a major transit point for migrants on their way through Mexico to the United States — but that's been changing.

Flags at the border
Aug. 15, 2019

Tapachula, Mexico

Rodrigo Cervantes reports from a city in southern Mexico that could be heaven, it could be hell — or it could be someplace in between for thousands of migrants traveling to the U.S.

Rafts made out of old tires
Aug. 14, 2019

Tecún Umán, Guatemala

Rodrigo Cervantes takes us to an area with historic and commercial ties that’s been quickly transforming due to recent migration policies — the Guatemala-Mexico border.

A protest in San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Aug. 12, 2019

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Jorge Valencia is on the ground in Honduras, a country which accounts for about half the people who are traveling to try to reach the southwestern border to petition for asylum, according to numbers.
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