Winning asylum in the U.S. is especially hard now for Central American migrants

Daniela, 19, checks her cell phone at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. Daniela talked about the difficulties that women can face El Salvador, including sexual assault and death threats. Daniela was living in a Tijuana shelter while in the process … Read More

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe

Migrants from Honduras head north through Guatemala in January 2019. The difficulty and danger of the journey to the US is a factor in a rise in Latin American migrants heading for Europe. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Venezuelans are behind only Syrians … Read More

Honduras dengue epidemic tops 8,000

The number of dengue fever cases in Honduras has exploded in 2019 with the numbers as of May 11 topping the total for all of 2018. Image/CIA Year-to-date, Honduras has reported 8017 total dengue cases, including 24 deaths during the … 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

US-Mexico border at ‘breaking point’ amid immigration surge, official says

Customs and Border Protection commissioner Kevin McAleenan declared ‘operational crisis’ and called on Congress for solutions.  Migrants being held for processing under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday. Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Images Images emerged on Wednesday … Read More

The U.S.-Mexico border is at a ‘breaking point’ as 76,000 migrants cross in a month. Here’s what you need to know

Moises Castillo, Associated Press Hundreds of Hondurans are blocked at the border crossing in Agua Caliente, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. A caravan of Honduran migrants moved toward the country’s border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty … Read More

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. Families rest in the Huixtla town plaza Sunday after their 41 kilometer trek north from Tapachula, in southern Mexico [Sandra Cuffe/Al Jazeera] Tapachula, … Read More

New migrant caravan leaves Honduras for journey to US border

A new caravan of at least 500 migrants late Monday began its perilous journey from a rain-soaked bus station in Honduras to the United States border, members of the group told Fox News. The caravan left the northern city of San Pedro … Read More

US, Mexico agree on plan to handle migrant caravan from Central America

U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a plan to handle the approaching migrant caravan making their way up from Central America, a senior administration official told Fox News on Thursday. Under the deal, which was developed over the course … Read More

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