Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen recently declared a "compact” with El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, aiming to reduce their migration to the U.S. But since then, the Trump administration said it will cut aid to those countries, including to programs…
In our Monday news wrap, Iraqi President Barham Salih slammed President Trump for suggesting U.S. troops might stay in Iraq to monitor Iran, saying Iraq had not been consulted about the possibility and that U.S. troops are in Salih’s country…
A youthful former mayor of the capital easily won El Salvador's presidency, getting more votes than his three rivals combined to usher out the two parties that dominated politics for a quarter century in the crime-plagued Central America nation.
By Marcos Aleman, Associated Press
Extraordinary violence is among the factors pushing Central Americans north toward the U.S. In El Salvador, rival gangs like MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang kill thousands per year, despite a harsh crackdown by law enforcement. Special correspondent Danny Gold…
By Danny Gold
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border.
"I'd want to know what person is behind the number," a federal judge said Friday, saying that there's a need to make sure there's real clarity and precision in keeping track of every parent that's no longer in the U.S.
By Elliot Spagat, Anita Snow, Associated Press
A new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declares that gang and domestic violence will generally cease to be grounds for asylum.
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
At a garment factory that makes T-shirts bearing the logos of American universities, about a fifth of the workers at high-school dropouts. But if they want to keep their jobs, they'll need to do something about it. Special correspondent Fred…
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