Beyond the border: Life in limbo
Updated 10:59 AM ET, Thu February 4, 2016
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Jesús sits beside his parents, staring at the walls of the packed waiting room as he searches for hints of what the future holds.
The long road to reunion
'Are you afraid for your lives?'
What happens after undocumented immigrants arrive on America's doorstep? "Beyond the Border" explores how the paths they take change their lives -- and the nation. The first story, "Getting there," documented the long journey Jesús and his mother took to reunite with his father after almost 13 years.
Is today the day their time is up?
Learning and loving America
What does the future hold?
A date to remember
Is their fear enough to win asylum?
A long way from Tucson
Deportation raids in the news
The only choice
1.3 million Hispanics of Guatemalan origin living in the United States in 2013
704,000 Unauthorized immigrants from Guatemala living in the United States in 2013
68,445 People in family units, such as Jesús and Angelica, apprehended at the border in 2014
64,464 People in family units apprehended at the border since then
4,257 Guatemalans who asked for asylum in 2014
175 Guatemalans granted asylum in 2014
54,423 Guatemalans deported from the United States in 2014
33,249 Guatemalans deported from the United States in 2015
315,943 Deportations in the United States in 2014
235,413 Deportations in the United States in 2015
437,219 Immigration cases pending nationwide
5,056 Immigration cases pending in Memphis court
1,415 Guatemalans waiting to hear their fate there -- included Jesus' father, Pedro
Sources: Pew Research Center, Migration Policy Institute, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement