Harris engages companies to help Central American economies

May 28, 2021
The collaboration is designed to address the roots of migration by improving conditions in Central American countries.
The Biden administration says Vice President Kamala Harris personally approached 12 companies and organizations, including Microsoft and Mastercard, asking them to help improve economic opportunity in the Central American countries.
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Can Mexico succeed in stopping Central American migration? What if it can't?

Jun 10, 2019
Mexico pledged to disrupt human smuggling networks and patrol its own borders more closely.
People climb a section of border fence to look toward supporters in the U.S. as members of a caravan of Central American asylum seekers arrive to a rally on April 29, 2018 in Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico.
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U.S. cuts aid to Central America over immigration; critics say that will backfire

Apr 1, 2019
In an effort to slow the flow of Central America migrants into the U.S., President Trump said he’s cutting direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. The U.S. sends money to those countries to help them combat drug trafficking, gang violence and to promote economic growth. Click the audio player above to hear the full […]
Honduran migrants leave the Metropolitan Center of San Pedro Sula, 300 kms north of Tegucigalpa, to travel to the Guatemala border.
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Immigrant workers help save Wisconsin dairy farms

Nov 11, 2015
Mexican and Central American immigrants are a large share of the workers on Wisconsin dairy farms.