WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pledging to fix the United States' "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States will allow some Central American children to apply for refugee status from their home countries, as Washington seeks to stem a large, clandestine influx of minors, U.s. Vice President Joe Biden said Friday.
GUATEMALA CITY – The presidents of three Central American nations that were the source of a wave of child migrants to the United States this year are going to Washington with a plan to boost economic growth and reduce violence in their countries.
“I left for the U.S., but halfway there I had the accident. I was riding above with some friends on the roof, and when we were arriving to the first immigration station, I was climbing down and all of the sudden a gust of wind came out of nowhere. I closed my eyes, and when I opened them, I was underneath the train."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to work with Republican lawmakers after their midterm election win but warned he would act without them to protect his core agenda, starting with immigration reform.
WASHINGTON, D. C. – Adults who flee gang violence in Honduras and reach the U.S. border illegally are being swiftly screened and deported back to dangerous conditions without adequate opportunity to explain why they fear being sent home, the advocacy group Human Rights Watch charged in a report released early Thursday.
GUATEMALA CITY — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani landed in one of the world's most violent cities with advice on how the government could fight crime that has helped fuel a surge in child migrants to the United States.
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís met with U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs John Feeley Monday morning as part of a three-nation trip by the State Department official. Feeley said his visit was to touch base with the Costa Rican president and shore up relations between the allies.
They're hoisted on their parents' shoulders, blasting trumpets or banging drums in school parades, or playing pickup games of soccer. The luckier ones attend private schools and wear crisp uniforms. The most impoverished might walk barefoot, or chase after tourists in hopes of selling a trinket.
GUATEMALA CITY — On the edge of the airport here is a one-story structure, the first stop for tens of thousands of migrants sent back from the United States. It's like a reverse Ellis Island.