Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Criminal groups and corrupt officials are the main beneficiaries of a US inspired shift in Mexico's policy that is endangering migrants, according to a new report, and the recent US decision to allow more Central American immigrants refugee status will do little to protect them from abuse south of the Rio Grande.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:41
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Daniel Ragsdale told attendees at an anti-counterfeiting conference yesterday that identifying and preventing the theft of intellectual property (IP) and dismantling criminal organizations that engage in counterfeiting operations are major priorities for the agency.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 07:05
Panama will close key crossings on its border with Colombia to prevent undocumented migrants from Cuba and Africa entering the country, President Juan Carlos Varela said on Monday.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 07:17
Niger, a major transit country for Africans seeking to reach the EU, told foreign ministers visiting from Europe on Tuesday it needs 1 billion euros to combat illegal migration.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 08:43
The Central American Minors program was started to stem the flow of children crossing the border illegally, more than 68,500 unaccompanied minors in fiscal year 2014. At the time, a White House spokesman called it an “orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that children are currently undertaking to join relatives in the United States.”
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 06:21
The European Commission Wednesday announced a 100 million euro package to support Sudan to address root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons. It also pledged to continue its humanitarian aid for the east African nation.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 05:02
Francis has made the plight of migrants one of the hallmarks of his papacy, denouncing what he called the "globalization of indifference" toward people desperate to flee poverty and persecution.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 05:11
Health and human services secretary voices concerns to Congress over money available to house high numbers of unaccompanied children crossing border
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:25
Nicaragua has turned back hundreds of Cuban migrants which it accuses of "storming" its border crossing from neighbouring Costa Rica on Sunday.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 06:30
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson traveled to Central America this weekend to get a closer look at the area's ongoing immigration crisis and the factors pushing migrants to try to cross the border.