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Mexican president says he has Covid-19
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Guatemala
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Mexican president says he has Covid-19

Sofia Miselem / AFP - January 25, 2021

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday that he was infected with the coronavirus, but said his symptoms were mild. "I regret to inform you that…

Mexico’s AMLO expects Biden cooperation on migration
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Mexico’s AMLO expects Biden cooperation on migration

AFP - December 22, 2020

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he expects US President-elect Joe Biden to help stem the wave of migration from Central America through investment.…

Migration from Central America to the US drops by 75%
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Migration from Central America to the US drops by 75%

AFP and The Tico Times - February 20, 2020

Migration from the countries of northern Central America to the United States has been reduced by more than 75% since last May, Acting Secretary¬†of Homeland¬†Security Chad Wolf…

United States will send some Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala, DHS says
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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United States will send some Mexican asylum seekers to Guatemala, DHS says

AFP - January 7, 2020

Mexicans seeking asylum in the United States could be deported to Guatemala, part of a controversial migration deal between the Central American nation and Washington, the US…

Rich nations urged to do ‘fair share’ at global refugee meet
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Rich nations urged to do ‘fair share’ at global refugee meet

Shahzad Abdul and Nina Larson / AFP - December 17, 2019

The UN urged countries Tuesday to take joint responsibility for caring for surging numbers of displaced people, while wealthy nations faced criticism for not shouldering their "fair…

Red Cross working with Latin American authorities to address immigration
Central America
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Central America
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Red Cross working with Latin American authorities to address immigration

The Tico Times - November 27, 2019

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) began a meeting with police delegates from 12 Latin American countries in Guatemala on Wednesday to discuss the actions…

Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court
immigration
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immigration
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Their future in the United States at stake, ‘Dreamers’ trek to Supreme Court

Ariela Navarro / AFP - November 11, 2019

Carolina Fung Feng was resting after the grueling 230-mile walk from New York to Washington for a Supreme Court hearing Tuesday that will determine the fate of…

Twelve countries agree to address Venezuelan migration with humanitarian approach
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immigration
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Twelve countries agree to address Venezuelan migration with humanitarian approach

AFP / The Tico Times - November 26, 2018

Migration authorities from 12 countries agreed in Lima to address Venezuelan mass migration with a humanitarian approach, the Migration Superintendent of Peru reported on Sunday. The Lima…

US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate
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US top court splits on high-stakes immigration debate

Olivia Hampton | AFP - April 18, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided Monday as it weighed President Barack Obama's plan to shield nearly half of the nation's 11 million undocumented…