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Topic - Guatemala
The head of the U.S. bishops’ international justice and peace committee implored Secretary of State John Kerry to utilize U.S. foreign policy to address the "root causes" of child migration from Central America.
Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.
A massive influx of unlawful immigrants from Central America has policymakers searching for quick fix. While inadequate border security and false perceptions of U.S. immigration law have undoubtedly helped fuel the problem, they are just part of the equation. A thorough understanding requires a look further south.
Smuggling cartels are using the surge of illegal immigrant children as a smoke screen to distract the Border Patrol, leaving gaps in security that the gangs then use to slip more drugs or known criminals into the country, the chief of the Border Patrol's labor union will tell Congress on Wednesday.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson penned an op-ed for Spanish-language news outlets over the weekend vowing there will be no "permisos" or "free passes" for illegal immigrant children who are jumping the border.
The Obama administration promised an enforcement "surge" on the southwest border last week to combat the flood of children and families trying to get into the U.S. illegally, saying that adding more judges to decide cases will allow the government to kick people out of the country faster.
Central American governments are beginning to feel heat from Washington, which is increasingly blaming leaders in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala for failing their own citizens — forcing many to flee to the U.S., banking on uncertain promises or rumors of legal status.
Thanks to Obama, we have far more than we can handle.
Top Obama officials on Monday rejected accusations that their policies have invited the surge of young children trying to jump the U.S.-Mexico border and enter the country illegally, saying the cause is violence in Central America, not the promise of legal status here.
Guatemala's ex-president was sentenced Thursday to nearly six years in prison for accepting bribes, as a U.S. judge rejected leniency and said government corruption must be stamped out worldwide.
Cameroon will host Moldova in its final friendly before the World Cup after Guatemala canceled a trip to the West African nation citing security fears, the Cameroon Football Federation said on Thursday.
With roots originating in Guatemala, Jennifer De Leon began flourishing in Framingham and, with lots of help along the way, has nurtured others as a teacher and writer in Boston, California and around the world.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a firsthand look Friday at the U.S. military's goodwill-building humanitarian work - its dangers as well as its benefits.
A group of 15 linemen from electric cooperatives across Arkansas have returned home after spending nearly a month in Guatemala where they helped bring electricity to remote villages in the Central American country.
Authorities have extradited a sexual assault suspect from Guatemala to New Jersey where he fled the county in 2007.