WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows to the United States.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers, with some people at an encampment in El Paso being forced to sleep on the bare ground during dust storms.
The initiative seeks to increase access to hepatitis C screenings and treatment. It is funded by California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and is partnering with local health care providers and the Harm Reduction Coalition which advocates for health services for drug users.
Billions of dollars are spent on education initiatives that seek to improve opportunities for Americans, but Nick Hanauer, founder of the public-policy incubator Civic Ventures, argues that fighting inequality should come first.
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in southern Mexico.
Though across the U.S. gun violence seems to be more prominent, in the Bay Area it has dropped by 30 percent, according to investigations by The Guardian, and this is largely a result of community-led efforts to reduce the violence.
The Trump administration will no longer allow for unaccompanied migrant children who are currently detained in shelters to have access to education, recreational activities and legal aid, according to new information this week, and as reported by NPR.