Children Easy Targets for Latin American Gangs

Children Easy Targets for Latin American Gangs

It was a steaming hot afternoon in southern Mexico. We left the final small market town and traveled nearly an hour on rutted dirt roads to reach Carmen Grande, an Indigenous riverbank community in Los Altos de Chiapas. This was before the pandemic, and we had come to...
4 Ways You Can Help with Migrant Crisis

4 Ways You Can Help with Migrant Crisis

The Christian understanding of human rights begins with an acknowledgement of the imago Dei – that humans are created in God’s own image and likeness. Every person has inherent dignity, worth and certain rights just because we’re human beings. But with rights also...
Families, Individuals Often Drive Human Trafficking

Families, Individuals Often Drive Human Trafficking

Juana* (name changed) was barely 17 when she came to the United States. She was invited to live with her cousin’s family and to help care for her three young children while the parents were at work, in exchange for room and board. Her cousin and cousin’s husband would...