Mental health

US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion: MSF

Report also says 'Remain in Mexico' policy makes things 'much worse' for migrants suffering from mental health issues.

US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion: MSF

Science & Technology

US gov't using phone location data to track migrants: Report

WSJ reports US agencies have arrested undocumented migrants based on phone data purchased from a commercial company.

US gov't using phone location data to track migrants: Report

Human Rights

At least 138 deported from US to El Salvador were killed: HRW

Human Rights Watch report comes as the Trump administration makes it harder for Central Americans to seek asylum in US.

At least 138 deported from US to El Salvador were killed: HRW

US-Mexico border

US border apprehensions drop for eighth straight month

The monthly tally is down almost 75 percent from the peak last May, when more than 144,000 migrants were apprehended.

US border apprehensions drop for eighth straight month

Asylum Seekers

US now forcing asylum seekers from Brazil to wait in Mexico

Move comes as immigrant advocates document how many 'Remain in Mexico'-affected asylum seekers don't have legal support.

US now forcing asylum seekers from Brazil to wait in Mexico

Asylum Seekers

'No human rights': Mexico blocks migrant caravan headed north

National Guard use pepper spray, shields to break up caravan of asylum seekers, migrants outside Tapachula.

'No human rights': Mexico blocks migrant caravan headed north

Asylum Seekers

Migrant parents separated from children since 2018 return to US

More than 4,000 migrant children have been separated from their parents after seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border.

Migrant parents separated from children since 2018 return to US

Latin America

Prominent Guatemala migrant shelter receives threats: Director

Country's rights ombudsman calls for probe into threats against Casa del Migrante, which hosts migrants heading north.

Prominent Guatemala migrant shelter receives threats: Director

Asylum Seekers

New Guatemalan gov't to stick with controversial US asylum deal

The so-call 'safe third country' agreement has drawn widespread criticism from migrant rights advocates.

New Guatemalan gov't to stick with controversial US asylum deal

Asylum Seekers

Chaos at Guatemala-Mexico border as caravan tries to advance

Migrants and asylum seekers fear crossing border in small numbers will lead to their deportations back to Honduras.

Chaos at Guatemala-Mexico border as caravan tries to advance

Honduras

Hondurans march towards Mexico seeking a better future

As living standards in Honduras deteriorate, more and more people are leaving the country in search of a better life.

Hondurans march towards Mexico seeking a better future

Asylum Seekers

US sends asylum seekers to Guatemala as new caravan heads north

More than 2,000 Honduran migrants and asylum seekers leave for US, despite expected obstacles on route and at borders.

US sends asylum seekers to Guatemala as new caravan heads north

Latin America

Guatemalan president takes office amid asylum deal controversy

Alejandro Giammattei has not stated his position on contentious deal that allows US to send asylum seekers to Guatemala.

Guatemalan president takes office amid asylum deal controversy

US-Mexico border

US expands scope of programme to return asylum seekers to Mexico

Immigration advocates say the initiative exposes migrants to violence, restricts their ability to seek US protections.

US expands scope of programme to return asylum seekers to Mexico

Opinion

How the US made the so-called 'safe third countries' unsafe

Despite Donald Trump's claims, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are everything but safe.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez