The elimination of the U.S. asylum system will not stop the immigrant wave
The virtual elimination of the United States asylum system will not stop the current immigrant wave from Central America; on the contrary, it will exacerbate the problems that the U.S. and Mexico are facing
Mexican armed forces meets migrants at southern border
The operation in Chiapas coincided with a meeting of Mexican and U.S. officials at the White House on Wednesday to thrash out a deal that would avoid blanket tariffs on Mexico threatened by U.S. President
Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration
“Mexico’s passive cooperation in allowing this mass incursion constitutes an emergency and extraordinary threat to the national security and economy of the United States,” Trump said in the statement
Guatemalan migrant girl dies after Mexican detention
The 10-year-old girl was treated for a sore throat as soon as she arrived at the Iztapalapa Migration Station with her mother on Tuesday after traveling by bus from the northern state of Chihuahua
U.S. military interventions and “free trade” are behind migration in the Northern Triangle
Due to its strategic position, the region attracted the interest of Washington and private companies since the U.S. began its expansion to the west and the Monroe Doctrine was proclaimed in 1823
Trump still weighing emergency declaration for border wall
As the partial shutdown of the Federal Government over wall funding entered its 19th day, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said a national emergency declaration is “certainly still an option”
Migrate or die trying
Many kinds of migrations and migratory pathways exist. They are as ancient as life on Earth. Most are massive, round-trip seasonal journeys by land, water or air.
Bulgaria latest EU nation to shun UN migration pact
Bulgaria, which lies on one of the main migratory routes from the Middle East to western Europe, says it is already taking steps to stop illegal migration and protect the EU’s external borders
Venezuelans head to Peru to beat residency deadline
At least 6,000 Venezuelans lined up at Peru’s northern border in hopes of entering the country before a deadline for acquiring residency, and another 4,000 were due to arrive in the next two days