More Honduras Articles

  • Honduran families deported back to a bleak future

    TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago. Then the killers came looking for her. Ramirez had seen Facebook...

  • TV news reporter found shot to death in Honduras

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The body of a television reporter was found in Honduras on Monday a day after he went missing. He had been shot twice. National Police chief Ramon Sabillon said the body of TV reporter Herlyn Espinal was left half naked on the side of a highway. Sabillon said...

  • 5 places where Obama hasn't improved the 'tranquility of the global community'

    President Obama's actions have "substantially improved the tranquility of the global community," press secretary Josh Earnest says. Here are five places where it's not so.

  • 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 border crisis is a challenge and an opportunity

    To avoid an open-ended commitment for the U.S. that might go beyond even the $3.7 billion now requested from the Congress, we need a comprehensive plan of action that would give the Congress a clear blueprint for how the money would be spent.

  • 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.

  • Political fallout from underage illegal immigrants may spread far from the Rio Grande Valley

    The flood of underage--and many not-so-underage--illegal immigrants from the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador crested in the Rio Grande Valley, but now the waters are being diverted and channeled to other parts of the United States.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Don't let nativism cloud the immigration debate

    Anti-immigration hardliners are blaming the surge of minors -- 90,000 alone this year, a five-fold increase from 2011 -- on America's lenient deportation policies and the prospect of "amnesty." The reality is more complicated.

  • Immigrant debate stale even though immigration facts are changing

    Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman has a good article on something I've also written about: the changing patterns of immigration.

  • Pay us back: Americans want Central America to 'compensate' taxpayers for crisis

    A majority of Americans want the illegal children sent home and 53 percent believe U.S. taxpayers should be compensated by Central American countries responsible for the flood.

  • 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.

  • One mother and daughter's journey across the border

    McALLEN, Texas — It's a journey that started near the ruins of a Mayan capital in Honduras and will end in New York City. Marleny Contreras, a 24-year-old Honduran woman, departed with her 3-year-old daughter from her hometown of Copan two weeks ago, becoming one of the thousands of Central...

  • White House tries to speed deportations of migrant children

    The White House on Friday announced a new plan to speed the deportations of young children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they would deploy more judges to handle immigration cases and establish family detention centers for those who entered the country illegally.



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