The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions.
The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to receive asylum seekers but did not detail any concrete actions.
The US and El Salvador signed an agreement on Friday that could prevent some asylum seekers from seeking refuge in the US, but that overall is designed to curb illegal migration by increasing security and economic opportunity in El Salvador, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco.
The United States and El Salvador have signed an agreement that may eventually force migrants seeking asylum to first seek refuge in El Salvador, one of Central America's most violent countries, instead of coming to the United States
The Trump administration on Friday signed an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador that would mean migrants who pass through the country need to have first sought and been denied asylum there before continuing to the U.S.
The Trump administration will announce Friday that the U.S. intends to sign an "asylum cooperative agreement" with El Salvador, a senior Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to Fox News -- the latest in a rapid-fire series of moves by the administration to tackle the migrant crisis at the southern border.
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