“We haven’t previously seen caravans as an organizational strategy to get to the U.S. and cross the border,” said Celia Medrano, chief program officer at Cristosal, a San Salvador-based organization that works with migrants. “This is going to be the new method of irregular immigration.”
After one of Sara’s children received death threats, the entire family fled from the Department of San Salvador to a small town. There, they have tried to rebuild their lives, start a business, and live in peace. But things don’t seem so different, and they are starting to feel watched again.