Homeland Security visits Guatemala

    August 23, 2019   Guatemala Minister of the Interior, Enrique Antonio Degenhart, and U.S. Deputy Director of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan visited the immigration center at La Peñita, where thousands of immigrants from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East arrive seeking asylum. Degenhart and McAleenan signed a joint memorandum to improve cooperation onContinue reading “Homeland Security visits Guatemala”

Yemen risks fragmentation if Conflict continues, warns UN envoy – The Irish Times

Chaos in Yemen could enable re-emergence of extremist groups – Martin Griffiths UN Special Envoy to Yemen Micheal Jansen from The Irish Times, reports that UN envoy Martin Griffiths has warned that Yemen risks fragmentation due to warfare in the south. Secessionist figures have repeatedly stated their aim is to recreate the independent state ofContinue reading “Yemen risks fragmentation if Conflict continues, warns UN envoy – The Irish Times”

Guatemala’s Presidential Election 2019

Alejandro Giammattei will lead the nation that has become the main source of migrants traveling to the border between Mexico and the United States. The representative of the Vamos party obtained 57.95% of the ballots, compared to 42.05% of his contender, the Social Democrat Torres. The recently elected President of Guatemala will have the task ofContinue reading “Guatemala’s Presidential Election 2019”

Migrant Children & Parents to remain in detention facilities for more than 20 days​

Yesterday, President Trump announced big changes regarding immigration processes that according to him will “lead to more humane conditions” for asylum-seeking families and children. But would be? Fact is, taking away the 20 days time limit restriction will do more harm than good because it will undermine access to legal counsel due to the isolationContinue reading “Migrant Children & Parents to remain in detention facilities for more than 20 days​”