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The US asks Central America for cooperation against irregular immigration
Costa Rica
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The US asks Central America for cooperation against irregular immigration

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - August 22, 2019

The acting Homeland Security secretary of the United States, Kevin McAleenan, called for cooperation from Central American countries and Colombia to combat irregular migration from Asia and…

Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration
Central America
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Central America
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Central America, US discuss strengthening borders to contain undocumented immigration

AFP and The Tico Times - June 27, 2019

Authorities from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador discussed this week with the interim Secretary of National Security of the United States, Kevin McAleenan, actions to contain the…

Costa Rica pushes greater regional cooperation on Cuban, African migration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica pushes greater regional cooperation on Cuban, African migration

The Tico Times - April 13, 2016

Barely a month after Costa Rica concluded a massive airlift of Cuban migrants stranded in the country, regional leaders gathered in San José on Tuesday to address persistent problems…

Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration

L. Arias - April 1, 2016

Recent apprehensions of large groups of undocumented migrants plus the continued arrival of Cuban citizens just across the border in Panama have prompted Costa Rican authorities to tighten border…

Stranded Cuban migrants say goodbye to Costa Rica as airlift begins
Cuban migrants
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Cuban migrants
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Stranded Cuban migrants say goodbye to Costa Rica as airlift begins

The Tico Times - January 13, 2016

Cheers and clapping erupted at a shelter in La Cruz, Guanacaste, as the names of the first Cuban migrants to leave Costa Rica in months crackled out…

Cuban migrants spend a month in camps as regional leaders fail to reach solution
Immigration
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Immigration
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Cuban migrants spend a month in camps as regional leaders fail to reach solution

The Tico Times - December 9, 2015

LIBERIA, Guanacaste — Juan Carlos Rubio, a 32-year-old Cuban factory worker, couldn’t get his age right on the first try. “I’m 33, no, 32. I turn 33…

President Solís, church leaders discuss Cuban migrant crisis
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President Solís, church leaders discuss Cuban migrant crisis

The Tico Times - November 19, 2015

President Luis Guillermo Solís met with Costa Rican bishops Wednesday as another day passed with no resolution on the Cuban migrant crisis at the Nicaraguan border. Foreign…

Costa Rica calls for regional meeting to address flood of Cuban migrants
Global
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Global
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Costa Rica calls for regional meeting to address flood of Cuban migrants

The Tico Times - November 17, 2015

Costa Rica Foreign Minister Manuel González called Tuesday for a regional meeting to establish a humanitarian corridor for Cuban migrants traveling to the United States. Several thousand Cuban…

Calls for action on Europe’s migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy
Crime
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Crime
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Calls for action on Europe’s migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy

Csaba Segesvari and Serene Assir | AFP - August 30, 2015

ROSZKE, Hungary – Calls multiplied Sunday for Europe to finally get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria's horrific truck tragedy, as people continued to pour…

US judge to order release of immigrant women and children from holding facilities
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Global
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US judge to order release of immigrant women and children from holding facilities

The Tico Times - July 27, 2015

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported on a key ruling by a U.S. federal judge who in coming days plans to order the release of hundreds of immigrant…