Rachel Schmidtke

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A migrant mother and child wait for a northbound freight train in Salto del Agua, Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 24. (Marco Ugarte/AP)

Rising public concern about the humanitarian crisis at the border highlights the challenges the United States and Mexico face in trying to stem the tide of migrants traveling north. Although the presidents of the U.S. and Mexico recently shook hands on an agreement to curb migration and avoid tariffs, the likelihood of success is uncertain.

Here is what you need to know about the deal.

1. Mexico offered more manpower to tackle the crisis.

Mexico promises to deploy 6,000 national guard members to the Belize and Guatemala border. One thousand more authorized agents will be sent to the Suchiate and Usumacinta municipalities of the southern border.…  Seguir leyendo »