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Cindy Carcamo

Cindy Carcamo covers immigration issues for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was Arizona bureau chief and a national correspondent for The Times, focusing on border and immigration issues in the Southwest. A Los Angeles native, she has reported in Argentina and Mexico during her time as an Inter American Press Assn. scholar and as a reporter for the Orange County Register. She’s also reported from Guatemala and Honduras where her coverage was part of a team Overseas Press Club Award. She is also the recipient of the French-American Foundation's 2012 Immigration Journalism Award and was a finalist for the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Journalism and 2011 Livingston Award.
La decisión de EE.UU. sobre el asilo ensombrece a los inmigrantes que huyen de la violencia de pandillas

La violencia de las pandillas que se ha desatado en El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras creció, en parte, desde las calles estadounidenses.

U.S. decision on asylum casts a pall over immigrants fleeing gang violence

For four years, the Sanchez family has waited for their asylum case to be heard before a judge. Understaffed, technologically backward and overburdened, their case is indicative of many who are navigating the nation's immigration court at a glacial pace.

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