Guatemalans leave country for jobs in US | USA News | Al Jazeera

Guatemalans leave country for jobs in US

While many leave to seek fortunes in the US, there is a high price being paid for the families left behind.

    More than a million Guatemalans have left their home country to seek their fortunes in the United States.

    But there is also a high price being paid by the families who they have left behind.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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