Why are People Fleeing the Northern Triangle?

April 23, 2021 4:12 pm (EST)

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Why are People Fleeing the Northern Triangle?
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Tens of thousands of migrants from a region known as the Northern Triangle are arriving at the U.S. southern border. Here’s why they’re making the arduous journey.

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