Here’s a number – 2,000. That’s how many donors we need this fall to stay on track. Can we count on you?
The Treasury Department has temporarily OK'd relief transactions. But most major money transfer companies won’t remit aid from the U.S. to Syria.
But remittances have actually fallen as the war has dragged on.
In a typical year, they send more than $500 million to family and friends. Now, it's not easy.
Immigrants from Mexico and the Dominican Republic have been sending more money home than they were before the pandemic.
Latinx migrants tend to work in essential jobs. And their families back home could really use the support.
The remittances business is getting crowded, and customers have more options.
Facebook says sending money over its network will cost next to nothing. Remittance companies will be watching closely.
Their protected status ends in 2019. If they have to leave the U.S., how might that affect Haiti’s economy?
Not the Sun. Not Mexico. Not Americans.