July 25, 2014

Central America's Apology Tour

Michael Shifter, Politico

The Associated Press

As the U.S. Congress decides what to do about President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion funding request to deal with the recent influx of unaccompanied children from Central America, the presidents of the three countries sending the most kids across the border will witness firsthand the intense passions and panic the crisis has ignited in Washington. The leaders of the so-called Northern Triangle nations visiting this week—Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala and Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador—will get a loud and clear message: Help us by sharply stemming the flow of children to the United States and by graciously accepting the return of many of those here; in return, we will help you deal with security and...

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TAGGED: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Barack Obama, United States, Migrants, Immigration, Latin America, Central America

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