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In Guatemala, the mother of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, who died Christmas Eve, told The Associated Press that her son was healthy when he left with his father on their journey.
The Trump admin has long argued smugglers capitalize on vulnerable parents because of 'loopholes' in US law, that effectively prevents the immediate deportations of Central American children.
A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died earlier this month after being apprehended by border agents in New Mexico.
Memories are still painfully fresh of the volcano's eruption in June, which swept away villages and left nearly 200 people dead and 235 missing.
Once on the Mexican side the migrants were surrounded and escorted by dark-uniformed officers as sirens wailed.
However, mild to moderate explosions sent smoke swirling up to 940 metres above the crater, while a lava flow measuring 1,200 metres continued.
The volcano, which is located 35 kilometres (about 22 miles) southwest of the capital, is still generating four or five weak explosions an hour.
Using picks and other tools, along with some heavy machinery, recovery brigades discovered four dead bodies in the ruins of the village trapped under tonnes of volcanic material.
Troublesome downpours and more volcanic activity had been hindering searches, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas, the death toll has continued to tick upward.
Still-hot volcanic material and the threat of heavy rains displacing loose deposits were posing a serious risk to the safety of emergency workers, said agency spokesman David de Leon.
Experts warned Wednesday that heavy rains in the area could provoke avalanches due to the large flows of volcanic mud, known as lahars, since the eruption on Sunday.
After an initial toll of 25 dead, it was revised upwards within hours as bodies were recovered from villages razed by the tumbling mud.
Search and rescue operations for the missing and dead have been suspended due to low light and dangerous conditions, and will resume early on Monday morning, he said.
Ash was falling on the Guatemala City area as well as the departments of Sacatepequez, Chimaltenango and Escuintla, which are in south-central Guatemala around the volcano.
Netanyahu profusely praised Guatemala for making the move and noted it came only two days after the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem.