Rand: Human trafficking is multi-billion dollar business for crime bosses, gangs

Rand: Human trafficking is multi-billion dollar business for crime bosses, gangs

by WorldTribune Staff, June 12, 2019 More than 60 percent of illegal immigrants pay a trafficker to get them into the United States, according to a new Rand Corporation report. In Central American nations, crime lords, gangs, and small-time operators make up to $2.3 billion a year moving illegals across the border, making it one […]

DEA investigation targets president of Honduras

DEA investigation targets president of Honduras

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2019 The current president of Honduras has, since 2013, been one of the main targets of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into “large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities” related to the “importation of cocaine into the United States,” a court filing shows. The court document, filed on May […]

War: One percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered U.S. since September; ‘Families’ legally released

War: One percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered U.S. since September; ‘Families’ legally released

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 The hundreds of thousands of immigrants who have entered the U.S. since September include more than 1 percent of the entire populations of Honduras and Guatemala, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). “The current migration flows, especially of vulnerable families and children, from Central America through Mexico, […]

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 President Donald Trump says he could close the southern border in the coming days as Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials saying they were on pace to apprehend more than 100,000 immigrants at the border in March. The president tweeted on March 29: “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL […]

Report: More than 1 million illegals with final deportation orders remain in U.S.

Report: More than 1 million illegals with final deportation orders remain in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2019 Over one million illegal immigrants remain in the United States despite being issued their final deportation orders, according to the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI). Data obtained by IRLI via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show there are 644,488 illegals from the top four countries of origin – […]

‘Situation is not sustainable’: Flood of illegals overwhelms U.S. facilities

‘Situation is not sustainable’: Flood of illegals overwhelms U.S. facilities

by WorldTribune Staff, March 6, 2019 An overwhelming increase in the number of illegals rushing the U.S.-Mexico border has brought the U.S. immigration system to “the breaking point,” according to U.S. Border and Customs Protection (CBP). The United States has detained more immigrants traveling in family groups at the southern border in the last five […]

Organizer of new migrant caravan arrested in Honduras on rape charge

Organizer of new migrant caravan arrested in Honduras on rape charge

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2019 One of the organizers of a new caravan of migrants that seeks to reach the U.S.’s southern border has been arrested by police in Honduras on a rape charge. Honduran authorities confirmed the arrest of 26-year-old Juan Carlos Molina. The authorities said Molina is one of the main organizers […]

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

Blackmail at the border: Give us $50,000 each and we’ll go home, migrants demand

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 Caravan migrants at the U.S. southern border have a proposal for President Donald Trump – give them each 50 grand and they’ll go back to their countries of origin. The blackmail attempt was in a list of demands reportedly sent to the U.S. consulate in Tijuana. Washington Times columnist […]

A new caravan of 10,000 migrants said headed to southern border

A new caravan of 10,000 migrants said headed to southern border

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2018 As residents of the Mexican border city of Tijuana grow increasingly bitter toward the caravan of migrants currently parked in their city, some 10,000 more migrants are said to be making their way to the U.S.’s southern border. Between 8,500 and 10,500 migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras […]

Caravan showdown: Moment of truth for both the president and USA

Caravan showdown: Moment of truth for both the president and USA

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump is finally doing what his predecessors have refused to do: militarize our southern border. As a migrant caravan of over 4,000 illegals marches toward the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump has ordered 15,000 U.S. troops to be deployed alongside the border patrol. Trump’s goal: to halt the invasion. He […]

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