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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan
Honduras
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Honduras
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Mexico opens border to women and children from migrant caravan

AFP - October 20, 2018

Mexican authorities on Saturday allowed dozens of women and children from the Honduran migrant caravan to pass into its territory, the country's ambassador to Guatemala said. Luis…

Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.
Immigration
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Immigration
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Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.

AFP - October 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump warned his Honduran counterpart on Tuesday that he must stop a caravan of thousands of migrants that left his country…

Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US
Honduras
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Honduras
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Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US

AFP - July 15, 2018

A total of 459 Honduran children separated from their parents as a result of Washington's "zero tolerance" immigration policy have now been identified, officials said Friday, a…

Guatemalan woman reunites with children in New York
Immigration
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Immigration
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Guatemalan woman reunites with children in New York

AFP - July 3, 2018

NEW YORK CITY - Yeni Maricela Gonzalez Garcia (center) stands with Janey Pearl and Democratic Congressman Adriano Espaillat as she speaks with the news media following a…

Unaccompanied Costa Rican child ‘doing well’ after being found in Arizona desert
Immigration
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Immigration
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Unaccompanied Costa Rican child ‘doing well’ after being found in Arizona desert

The Tico Times - June 21, 2018

United States Border Patrol agents found an unaccompanied 6-year-old Costa Rican boy in the Arizona desert Tuesday evening. The child said his uncle helped him make the journey from…

US lawmakers, First Lady criticize family separation at border
Immigration
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Immigration
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US lawmakers, First Lady criticize family separation at border

Olivia Hampton / AFP - June 18, 2018

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare…

Immigration to charge $100 per month for overstaying visa in Costa Rica
Immigration
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Immigration
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Immigration to charge $100 per month for overstaying visa in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 20, 2018

Starting on April 20, foreign visitors to Costa Rica who overstay their visa will be charged a fee when they leave the country. The Costa Rican Immigration…

Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark
Immigration
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Immigration
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Central American reactions continue following Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ remark

AFP and The Tico Times - January 16, 2018

International reactions have continued to U.S. President Donald Trump's description of El Salvador, Haiti and a number of African countries as "shithole countries" during a meeting with…

Trump describes El Salvador, Haiti, African nations as ‘shithole countries’
Immigration
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Immigration
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Trump describes El Salvador, Haiti, African nations as ‘shithole countries’

AFP and The Tico Times - January 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a Thursday meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the U.S. should accept citizens…

U.S. ends protected status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants
Central America
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Central America
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U.S. ends protected status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants

Paul Handley / AFP - January 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. government announced Monday the end of a special protected status for about 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants, a move that threatens with deportation tens…