Save the Lives of Central American Migrants

By Javier H. Valdés

U.S. policy should reflect the reality faced by migrants fleeing violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

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Dear Mister / Madam President,

Judging from the rhetoric coming from both parties’ presidential campaigns, immigration will continue to be a hotly contested issue under the next administration. Regardless of who takes office, you should use your executive powers to...

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