Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 05:44
Mexico and Central American countries approved a plan on Wednesday for more flights that would allow thousands of Cubans stranded in Costa Rica to continue on to the United States.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 07:20
El Salvador's foreign minister expressed concern Wednesday over a recent spike in the number of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. through Mexico. Hugo Martinez warned that if the root causes of migration don't change, there could be a repeat of the 2014 crisis when tens of thousands of children and families streamed over the border.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 06:09
Honduras is among the poorest and most violent countries in Latin America, and Villanueva’s hometown, San Pedro Sula, has ranked as the city with the highest homicide rate in the world for the last four years. (In 2014, 1,319 of its 769,025 residents were murdered.) Much of the bloodshed is gang-­related.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:11
Iyad el-Baghdadi doesn't know why he was called into the immigration office. It was April of 2014, and the 36 year old was being told he had a choice: He could permanently leave the United Arab Emirates, where he had lived almost his entire life, or he could face indefinite imprisonment.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:17
Net Loss of 140,000 from 2009 to 2014; Family Reunification Top Reason for Return
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:45
Amnesty International report says authorities in the Dominican Republic have rendered generations of people stateless, in violation of their human rights
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:36
Mexico detained 73% more migrants since the announcement of an operation to shore up security on its southern border, according to a study released on Wednesday by human rights and migrants’ advocates groups.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:29
The four countries fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in West Africa's Lake Chad region should unite behind a broader strategy to ease the poverty and climate change that are spurring millions to migrate to Europe, a U.N. official said on Monday.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 05:55
As a wave of Central American immigrants overwhelmed the U.S. last year, overcrowding detention centers and clogging up the court system, U.S. officials sought help from Mexico to curb the flow.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 06:31
The Guardian’s investigation into Central American migration patterns and the fate of those deported from the US to be returned to their countries of origin failed to point out Washington’s complicity in the circumstances giving rise to appalling murder rates such as those of the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula where there are 1,200 homicides a year.