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Trump Strikes Safe Third Country Agreement With Guatemala

Trump Strikes Safe Third Country Agreement With Guatemala

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   President Donald Trump announced Friday that he struck a deal with Guatemala for the Central American country to serve as a safe third country for asylum seekers. Under a safe third country agreement, Guatemala would be required to accept some asylum seekers within its own borders, helping to […]

Mexico Eases Migrant’s Passage | I Have to Ask the Question Why?

    By Sigrid Weidenweber This was the huge headline in the Wall Street Journal January 23, 2019. An article by Juan Montes confronts the reader with the news that Mexico under the leftist administration of President Lopez Obrador “is facilitating the entry of migrants in Mexico.” A new caravan of o Central American migrants are […]

The Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to School Children in Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

The Port of Hueneme Delivers Humanitarian Aid to School Children in Guatemala and Announces Sister Port Relationship

The Port of Hueneme makes history today with the monumental signing of a major sister port agreement with Puerto Quetzal, the leading Guatemalan seaport, marking the first time a U.S. West Coast port executed such an agreement. The historic ceremony concludes the Port of Hueneme’s first ever trade mission to Guatemala, a mission celebrating mutual […]

Port of Hueneme Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Port of Hueneme Partners with Community on Humanitarian Effort in Guatemala

Not all gifts will be delivered by sleigh this year, some will come by way of vessel! On Wednesday, the Port of Hueneme concluded a three-month long effort to fill a shipping container with donated school supplies and goods to help children in need living in Guatemala. In partnership with the ILWU Local 46, Chiquita, […]

Some Migrants Within 500 Feet of US as Trump Reiterates Threat to Seal Border

Some Migrants Within 500 Feet of US as Trump Reiterates Threat to Seal Border

David Krayden | Ottawa Bureau Chief President Donald Trump doubled down Thursday on his promise to seal the border shared with Mexico if the ongoing migrant caravan issue continues to spiral out of control. Trump’s words come as some migrants are reportedly within 500 feet of the U.S. border. As The San Diego Union-Tribune reports, approximately 150 asylum seekers […]

Group of Migrants Not Yet at US Border Sue Trump for Allegedly Violating Their Constitutional Rights

Group of Migrants Not Yet at US Border Sue Trump for Allegedly Violating Their Constitutional Rights

David Krayden | Ottawa Bureau Chief The U.S. border isn’t in sight, but 12 caravan migrants filed a lawsuit Thursday against President Donald Trump for supposed violation of their constitutional rights. As Fox News reports, the lawsuit also names the Department of Homeland Security and cites Trump’s vow to send the illegals back where they came from […]

Migrant Caravan is Reportedly Already Bigger Than Many U.S. Towns

Migrant Caravan is Reportedly Already Bigger Than Many U.S. Towns

By Jon Brown | Contributor The caravan making its way through various parts of Central America to the U.S. border has already swelled to around 14,000 people, according to a major Mexican newspaper. This staggering statistic, and even more conservative estimates, would render the mass of migrants larger than many American towns and communities, according […]

Watch: Hundreds of Caravan Migrants Break Border Fence and Pour Into Mexico

Watch: Hundreds of Caravan Migrants Break Border Fence and Pour Into Mexico

By Will Racke | Immigration and Foreign Policy Reporter Hundreds of migrants traveling in a caravan broke open a border fence and poured into Mexico on Friday afternoon, just hours after the Mexican government said it would begin granting humanitarian visas to those who qualify for asylum. The migrants are part of a group of […]