US Vice President Joe Biden travels to Guatemala on Friday to discuss the growing numbers of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico illegally trying to cross the US border. US officials have called the tidal wave of children arriving to the United States alone after making the treacherous journey a "humanitarian crisis" and have pledged special assistance -- but not to let them stay. Biden will meet with the presidents of Guatemala and El Salvador, as well as a senior representative from Honduras's government and Mexico's interior secretary to "develop concrete proposals to address the root causes of unlawful migration from Central America," the White House said.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with the leader of the Dominican Republic on Thursday for talks touching on energy security, crime-fighting, trade and citizenship rights.
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