Dream interrupted: As gang violence soars in Mexico, migrants in U.S. rethink plans to go home

Benjamin Carrillo, 44, fled to California for safety after criminal groups invaded his hometown of Palmas Altas in Mexico’s Zacatecas state, where his brother’s home stands abandoned. PALMAS ALTAS, Mexico —

Like many Mexicans in the United States, María Avila worked for decades north of the border with a simple dream: to one day return home.

She toiled at a Palm Springs country club by day, served meals to wealthy clients at night and cleaned houses and mended clothes on the weekend, slowly saving to build a home of her own back in Juanchorrey, the wind-swept pueblo high in the mountains […]

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