IN 'SAFE THIRD COUNTRY' PLAN, GUATEMALA IS ILL-PREPARED TO ASSIST U.S.-BOUND REFUGEES

IN 'SAFE THIRD COUNTRY' PLAN, GUATEMALA IS ILL-PREPARED TO ASSIST U.S.-BOUND REFUGEES

A POTENTIAL AGREEMENT WITH WASHINGTON TO TURN GUATEMALA INTO A SAFE THIRD COUNTRY FOR ASYLUM-SEEKERS HAS THE GUATEMALAN OPPOSITION UP IN ARMS AND EXPERTS

Roldan noted that Guatemala already struggles to support its own citizens when they are deported from the United States, even as the Trump administration has announced deportation raids to begin Sunday.
According to Guatemala's immigration institute, the U.S. has deported nearly 30,000 Guatemalans since January.
The destiny and dream of all of them is the United States," opposition lawmaker Paul Briere said.

GUATEMALA CITY - A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum-seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads. President Jimmy Morales...

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