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The day after deportation: One teenager's story




As thousands of children travel from Central America to the U.S. border, Mexico is cracking down and sending people home.
As thousands of children travel from Central America to the U.S. border, Mexico is cracking down and sending people home.
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Immigration courts are gearing up to decide the fate of tens of thousands of children from Central America who came to the U.S. border in recent months. 

Meanwhile, Mexico has been cracking down on these migrants en route to the U.S., and is already sending children back to their home countries. 

Fronteras Desk reporter Jude Joffe-Block met a teenager in El Salvador who had just been deported from Mexico the day before.