How social media has changed migration to the United States

For migrants traveling north to the U.S-Mexico border from countries like Chile and Brazil, the trip has become virtually impossible without two things — a smuggler and social media.

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For migrants traveling north to the U.S.-Mexico border from countries like Chile and Brazil, the trip has become virtually impossible without two things – a smuggler and social media. And that’s where we begin this hour – with freelance reporter Luis Chaparro, who just returned from assignment on the border between Colombia and Panama.

LUIS CHAPARRO: One of the craziest things was that the migrants basically board these Colombian government-sponsored

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