Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 08:33
U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski: “The purpose of today’s hearing is to examine the President’s emergency request for funding of
$3.7 billion to address the crisis of children from Central American crossing our Southwestern border by the thousands."
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:58
An elite unit of the Honduran national police, trained and funded by the United States, is making its presence felt along the border in a mission to slow down the migrant flow at its source.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:39
The violence is forcing some families across Central America to send their children unaccompanied toward the United States; sometimes they pay a smuggler to accompany them. Often, though, they often just wish the youngsters well as they steal rides through Mexico
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:15
How are we supposed to hold our heads high on humanitarian issues if, in our haste for a fix and our fixation on deterrence, we return even a few children to a place where their lives are in danger?
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:08
On Wednesday, July 9, U.S. and Cuban officials met in Washington to discuss the implementation of the 1994 and 1995 U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. These talks are held semi-annually
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:02
“Everyone has left,” Alan Castellanos, 27, the uncle of Anthony and Kenneth, said in an interview in late May. “How is it that an entire country is being brought to its knees?”
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:49
A U.S. State Department statement called the talks routine and said they did not indicate a change in policy toward Cuba.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:39
Many of the migrants aboard were young people and nobody was injured when the train nicknamed "the Beast" came off the tracks.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:44
All of this ignores the real reasons families take the desperate measure of leaving home and trying to cross the border.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:43
In truth, the United States’ meddling foreign policy and a history of the U.S.’s own harsh immigration measures are responsible for much of the pressure causing this flow of people from Central America. These eight facts, ignored by the mainstream press and the president, document that culpability and point out the need for change.