Migration

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 09:03
La Mesa de Seguridad y Justicia en el Congreso agilizó ayer la entrega de una iniciativa de ley que dispone establecer reformas que permitan tipificar el delito de tráfico de personas, en aras de castigar a los llamados coyotes.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:56
President Enrique Pena Nieto's government says it is catching and deporting far more Central Americans, but it remains unclear if enforcement has increased or just that the number of detentions is simply rising along with the larger numbers of Central Americans moving through Mexico.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:52
Mexico has largely turned a blind eye to the thousands of Central American who have crossed the country for decades, despite millions of dollars from the U.S. government allotted for tightening the southern border.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:18
A la conferencia del 16 y 17 de Julio atenderan: el Secretario General de la OEA; los cancilleres de El Salvador y Guatemala; representantes de Homeland Security de los Estados Unidos; representantes de organizaciones promigrantes; el titular para Centroamérica y México de la Organizacion Internacional de las Migraciones (OIM), entre otros.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:15
Congress that can agree on little has 12 scheduled work days to forge a compromise on one of the most volatile issues -- immigration -- before going home for all of August. This includes reaching an agreement over the $300 million President Obama requested in aid for Central American governments.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:11
Entrevista con un "coyote", quien afirma que la practica de llevar ninos a la frontera con EE.UU es una de las principales razones del exodo de menores. "Siempre hay alguien viendo que el niño hable con un policía, ni ahí está solo, siempre hay alguien viendo que lo agarren. Inmediatamente el policía lo agarra, el coyote informa a su familia: “Ya está en manos de la ley, dele tiempo.”
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 08:17
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon Jr. "We are facing an acute crisis on our southern border, as tens of thousands of 
children leave Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to travel through Mexico to 
the United States. Driven by a mixture of motives and circumstances, these 
children are seeking reunification with their parents, better life opportunities, and, 
in some cases, safety from violence and criminal gang activity." 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 07:45
Sin embargo, reconoció que los adolescentes de entre 16 y 17 años sí migran a Estados Unidos en busca de mejorar sus condiciones de vida, alentados por amigos o familiares.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 07:13
A Border Patrol report obtained by conservative news site Townhall.com shows at least 16 children currently being processed as illegal migrants have links to the Mara Salvatrucha (MS13) street gang.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 08:17
"We should push to establish "safe zones" -- operated by the United Nations, supported by the U.S. -- for returning children and their families in their native countries and work with those countries to reduce their violence and expand hope".

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