Why Do Honduran Women Seek Asylum? 'They Don't Want To Die,' Journalist Says09:48
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Central American migrants heading in caravan to the U.S. rest on their way to Huixtla, on Tapachula, state of Chiapas, Mexico, on April 15, 2019. (Pep Companys/AFP/Getty Images)
Central American migrants heading in caravan to the U.S. rest on their way to Huixtla, on Tapachula, state of Chiapas, Mexico, on April 15, 2019. (Pep Companys/AFP/Getty Images)

As the Trump administration reviews what to do with nearly $1 billion in approved aid money to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and threatens to close the southern border, migrants continue to seek asylum. Unlike previous influxes of migrants, most arriving at the border now are women and families. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with journalist Sonia Nazario (@SLNazario), who is back from a month in Honduras and says that flow will continue as violence against women continues to rise.

This segment aired on April 15, 2019.

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