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But I believe the majority are coming for work, and to make a better life for
their family.


That was mostly true before 2008. After that point, things changed dramatically--especially in the past 4-6 years. Cental America is really getting hot--as in terms of climate change. That is really bad for agriculture, which is where the refugees used to work. That same climate change is forcing US farmers to change what they plant due to the same reasons (too hot and dry for many historic crops).
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