Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:07
The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an Organization of American States (OAS) inquiry into its migration policies.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:38
Mexican authorities have captured nearly 58,000 migrants -- most from Central America -- in the first four months of this year, an 83 percent increase from the same period last year, according to government figures.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:17
Not only is the Dominican Republic taking racist action – even if that isn’t the government’s intention – it is doing so in a way liable to open the flood gates to corruption, bribery and extortion.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:39
The Dominican Republic was preparing on Wednesday to enforce a new registration deadline that has raised fears of mass deportations of undocumented workers and others of Haitian descent.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 07:15
Many people are fearing the worst ahead of the Wednesday deadline for an estimated 500,000 undocumented persons living in the Dominican Republic to register with government authorities. The country’s authorities have reportedly lined up a fleet of buses and established processing centers on the border with Haiti.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 07:08
A report by the Norwegian Refugee Council underscored escalating criminal violence by gangs and drug cartels forcing hundreds of thousands to abandon their homes in Mexico and Central America. Criminal violence drove more than a half million people from their homes in two countries, Guatemala and El Salvador. Crime also drove an estimated 281,400 from their homes in Mexico.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 06:50
Senior security and immigration officials have expressed confidence that this summer will not see a repeat of past year massive crossings by unaccompanied Central American children: a result which officials attribute to a successful campaign in Central America to persuade would-be migrants that even if they reach the US, they will have little prospect of remaining.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 08:00
Rrahim is part of a small but rapidly increasing number of migrants taking this potentially perilous path through Panama. Their journeys to North America often span continents and pass through the Darién Gap, one of the most dangerous regions of Central America.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 07:21
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 07:51

For the fourth year running San Pedro Sula, Honduras’ second-largest city, has earned the title of most dangerous place on Earth outside of a war zone, with a 2014 murder rate of 171 per 100,000 people.