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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
El Salvador

Cuban Migrants Get Unfair Advantage Over Other Latinos

The Cold War is over, but it still deeply distorts U.S. immigration policy. Consider the bizarre situation in which Cuban migrants get unfair advantage over other Latinos. That special treatment needs to end.

January 15, 2016

U.S. Child Migrant Crisis: One Family’s Story

By Sara Puig Los Angeles (AFP) — It took Dora and Elias six weeks of nail-biting anguish before finally reuniting with their 13-year-old daughter in Los Angeles after she fled El Salvador. The girl, whose name is being withheld to protect her identity, is among more than 57,000 minors who have entered the United States […]

August 8, 2014

U.S. Export: Central America’s Gang Problem Began In Los Angeles

By Tim Johnson, McClatchy Foreign Staff SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Andy Romero remembers when a tattooed man showed up in his neighborhood with baggy pants, T-shirts with rock band logos and sneakers like none he’d seen before. “His clothes were totally different,” Romero recalled of that time, in the late 1980s. “He wore kerchiefs […]

August 5, 2014

Obama To Meet Central American Leaders On Child Migrants

By Ramon Sahmkow Washington (AFP) — President Barack Obama will meet three Central American leaders Friday to discuss the surge of children crossing the southern U.S. border without parents or papers, in flight from violence and poverty. The White House summit will mark the first time since the influx erupted into public view two months […]

July 25, 2014
Immigrants, Donald Trump

U.S. In Talks With Central American Officials About Immigrant Children

By Cindy Carcamo and Rebecca Bratek, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — In an attempt to stem a wave of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into South Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to more quickly return […]

June 13, 2014