The infamous MS-13 gang was originally formed in Los Angeles during the 1980s. The gang has since spread across Central America, where its members terrorize local populations and to the east coast of the U.S. In 2012, the U.S. Treasury designated the gang a "transnational criminal organization.” … [Read more...] about MS-13 Gang Member Arrested Traveling With Migrant Caravan From Central America to U.S.
That includes the kind of low-wage workers who typically arrive from Central America. Such immigrants “do the difficult work of picking our fruit, cleaning our houses, cutting our lawns and caring for our children and elderly,” Aldana says. … [Read more...] about Forced Migration From Central America: 5 Essential Reads
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KGO) -- Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday became the first California governor to travel to Central America. It comes on the heels of President Donald Trump visiting the U.S-Mexico border on Friday. He's retreated from an idea to shut down the southern border, but is planning to increase the number of immigration officers processing Central American migrants. Newsom, who left Sacramento on Saturday night, said he hopes to understand the root causes of migration. Depending on who you ask, his trip can be considered a diplomatic mission or a strong stance against President Donald Trump. "It certainly has some of the most dramatic incidences of humanitarian relief and refugee immigration," said Santa Clara University Lecturer, Dr. Matt Lesenyie. The governor's office says Newsom chose El Salvador, considering that approximately 680,000 Salvadorans live in California, the largest population of Salvadorans in the U.S. Dr. Lesenyie says Newsom needs to … [Read more...] about Gov. Newsom travels to Central America on heels of Pres. Trump’s US-Mexico border trip
President Donald Trump's administration on Monday announced plans to permanently reprogram hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico. … [Read more...] about US to Withhold Hundreds of Millions in Central America Aid