Mexico Breaks Up a Migrant Caravan, Pleasing White House

The Mexican authorities used pepper spray on a caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants who tried to enter the country illegally and dangled the possibility of jobs for those who registered. MEXICO CITY — For generations, Mexico served as a … Read More

Central America Encourages Migrants to Leave—And Then Rakes in U.S. Dollars

The three Northern Triangle nations have done little to provide for the poor. Central American refugees ride a cargo truck in Mexico. Photographer: Alejandro Cegarra/Bloomberg Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are, by all accounts, countries ravaged by gang violence, drug trafficking and … Read More

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border

A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner. Agents encountered 1,036 people, primarily from … Read More

US, Mexico reach deal to stop Honduran caravan at Mexico’s southern border

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The U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement aimed at keeping the 4,000-person migrant caravan from reaching America. The plan was developed over many months and included a request from Mexico that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees establish … Read More