central america

The Trump administration has taken multiple steps to try to prevent migrants, including those seeking safety, from coming to the U.S. from Central America.
Protesters took to the streets to urge Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down.
Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said the attorney general would consider litigation claiming that terrorism was committed against Mexicans in El Paso.
Facebook said it had suspended more than 350 accounts and pages with about 1.4 million followers.
Lety Perez and her son traveled some 1,500 miles from Guatemala, only to be stopped mere feet from the United States.
More than 60 other countries have totally or partially banned single-use plastic bags, or introduced taxes to dissuade their use.
Before he was finally captured in 2016, he twice escaped maximum-security prisons in Mexico.
Beginning Tuesday, asylum seekers who pass through another country first will be ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border.
In 2015, Democrats were about evenly split on whether the U.S. had a responsibility to take in refugees. That's no longer the case.
More than 45 percent of the 378 patients the group treated in the Mexican border town of Nuevo Laredo this year had endured at least one episode of violence there.
"In my 22 years of doing visits with children in detention I have never heard of this level of inhumanity."
The Trump administration said it will not allow new funding to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala until those countries reduce migrant flows to the U.S.
President Donald Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by the ballooning numbers of families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and asking for asylum.
The ACLU is arguing in court that parents separated from their children and pressured into deportations deserve another shot at asylum.
The president said the U.S. will impose "gradually" increasing tariffs on goods from Mexico if the country doesn't curb the number of migrants crossing the border.
They will decide if the family of a Mexican teen killed by a Border Patrol agent firing across the border can pursue a lawsuit in U.S. courts.
The donation will go toward helping those fleeing Central American who have found the U.S. border "closed to them," the Vatican said.
Larry Hopkins, 69, was arrested on gun charges after his group spent two months detaining thousands of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The United Constitutional Patriots claim they're helping U.S. Border Patrol catch undocumented migrants. The ACLU calls the group kidnappers.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely affirmed a July ruling from a lower court.