More Central America Articles

  • Immigration crisis is bordering on madness

    In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you are!"

  • Central American leaders to meet with Obama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will come to Washington next week to discuss the surge of unaccompanied minors from their countries across the U.S border. The White House says Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina, Honduran President Juan Orlando...

  • John Boehner not optimistic about a quick solution to the border crisis

    House Speaker John Boehner says he is not overly optimistic that Republicans and Democrats can come together to resolve the border crisis before Congress adjourns at the end of July for a month-long break.

  • VIDEO: Here's how one group told Congress to stop the border crisis

    The best way to stop the surge in unaccompanied minors across the U.S.-Mexico border is to help the Central American countries the children are coming from, an advocate told Congress on Wednesday.

  • The real failures of immigration policy

    In the eyes of Texas Gov. Rick Perry and others, the crisis on our southern border demonstrates the failure of our immigration policy. They are correct, though not in the way they think. The failure in our immigration policy comes from the persistent belief that we can make rivers run uphill.

  • Immigrants ignore U.S. immigration laws because Obama won't enforce them

    It became her mantra. The U.S. border with Mexico, Janet Napolitano would say, "has never been more secure." First uttered in 2010 during Congressional testimony, she repeated it often for the remainder of her tenure as Homeland Security Secretary.

  • Obama pays price for inaction on immigration law

    The flood of underage--and non-underage--illegal immigrants from Central America coming across the border in Texas is, to paraphrase a former Obama administration official, a "man-caused disaster." The man who caused it, more than anyone else, is Barack Obama.

  • Republicans push Obama to secure US-Mexico border

    Republicans called on President Obama to dispatch National Guard troops to the United States-Mexico border while Congress works out potential fixes to policies some say have contributed to a rash of Central American immigrants arriving through Mexico.

  • Obama takes his trademark 'the science is settled' approach to immigration reform

    President Obama is fond of writing off critics of so-called "global climate change" as "flat-earthers" who deny "settled science."

  • The reason that thousands of Central American children are crossing the border

    Economists say the current wave of illegal immigration from Central America was predictable, to an extent, and for different reasons than the migrants might identify.

  • When kids show up at our borders

    The surge of immigrant children is a logistical and humanitarian challenge, but not a dangerous wave of pestilential predators and vermin.

  • What border crisis?

    Despite the rhetoric, the "border crisis" in the Rio Grande Valley is a relatively minor one, in terms of numbers.

  • Illegals united: Most crossing border to be with their undocumented parents

    A majority of the unaccompanied Central American youths rushing into the United States have parents already here and know that federal authorities are legally required to unite the families, according to an immigration expert.

  • AP PHOTOS: Miss Gay Nicaragua to fight homophobia

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Carlos Castro hugged his mother and wept after the announcer named him Miss Gay Nicaragua 2014. It was the culmination of a lot of work by the 19-year-old agronomy student and the beginning of a lot more. Castro, known as Amerika Ithzell Korkobas Berdrinadxy, will...

  • Homeland Security blames publicity by smugglers for wave of immigrants

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday blamed advertisements from Central American smugglers for the surge of tens of thousands of young immigrants crossing the southwestern border.



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