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Hoping to reach the U.S., immigrants climb aboard north-bound freight train in Mexico

Two Central American immigrants wait for a train to climb aboard.
Two Central American immigrants wait for a train to climb aboard.John Moore / Getty Images
Central American migrants stand atop a freight train headed north early on August 4 in Arriaga, Mexico. Thousands of immigrants ride atop the trains, known as
Central American migrants stand atop a freight train headed north early on August 4 in Arriaga, Mexico. Thousands of immigrants ride atop the trains, known asJohn Moore / Getty Images
Central American immigrants climb atop a freight train headed north.
Central American immigrants climb atop a freight train headed north.John Moore / Getty Images
A Nicaraguan immigrant wears a plastic bag during a thunderstorm before climbing atop a freight train headed north.
A Nicaraguan immigrant wears a plastic bag during a thunderstorm before climbing atop a freight train headed north.John Moore / Getty Images
Two Central American immigrants wait for a train to climb aboard.
Two Central American immigrants wait for a train to climb aboard.John Moore / Getty Images
Central American immigrants prepare to board on a freight train in Arriaga, Mexico.
Central American immigrants prepare to board on a freight train in Arriaga, Mexico.John Moore / Getty Images
Central American immigrants check a map of Mexico before boarding a freight train headed north on August 3.
Central American immigrants check a map of Mexico before boarding a freight train headed north on August 3.John Moore / Getty Images

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