"We have a long, sordid, torrid history with this region," Reid said. "The history does not begin at the border where people are showing up."
She made the comments in response to Vice President Kamala Harris telling migrants not to cross over the border into the U.S.
"We're talking about saving lives, but that doesn't mean in receiving a donation we will compromise our dignity as a nation," Alvarado said at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The violent disturbance took place at a penitentiary in Quetzaltenango—a city in Guatemala's western highlands—and resulted in at least seven prisoners killed.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will urge the U.S. to fund six-month work visas and eventual paths to citizenship through the tree-planting program aimed toward Central American migrants.
Climate change was included in the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence's annual threat assessment, which was publicly released on Tuesday.
Immigrants do not arrive at our borders wishing to abuse our welfare system, scam Social Security, or establish drug cartels.
CBP data shows that there was massive surge in apprehensions of migrants in 2019, despite Trump's hardline border policies.
"The conditions are terrible for the children," Cuellar said. "The system is being overwhelmed right now. No ifs, no buts about it."
The Democratic lawmaker previously said that he "fought back tears" after talking to a migrant child held in a Texas facility.
With more visas from the lottery and H-2A programs, as well as higher coffee prices, we could reduce illegal migration from Northern Triangle nations substantially, without increasing overall legal immigration.
At least 19 bodies were recovered along a dirt road in northern Mexico on Friday after residents reported a burning vehicle across the Rio Grande from Texas. Investigators believe the victims had been shot before they were set on fire.
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said he had been briefed by Homeland Security officials about their preparations for higher numbers of people arriving at the border from Central America.
The storm hit Nicaragua as a category 4 hurricane on Monday and is expected to dissipate after moving through El Salvador today.
Life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding, and landslides are expected in parts of Central America.
Iota is expected to make landfall in nearly the exact same location where Hurricane Eta did about two weeks ago, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Fifty countries, including the U.S., were reported to still be "near the peak of their infection curve," according to data compiled by Reuters.
A total of 64 U.S. citizens were on board the return leg of an ICE removal flight on Wednesday.
Some 13,500 U.S. citizens abroad have sought U.S. assistance in returning home, a senior State Department official has said.
Ballgames played an important role in the civilizations of ancient Central America.
The object "very likely" disintegrated before touching the ground, Mexican authorities said.
"Many of our patients are desperately fleeing violence back home," said Sergio Martin, MSF's head of mission in Mexico.
The new measure seeks to force asylum seekers to seek refuge in other countries, even if they did not transit through them.
The city of Uxmal is thought to have been founded around 500 A.D. It experienced a period of dominance at the end of the ninth century before largely being abandoned after the Spanish Conquest of Mexico in the 1500s.
Lindsey Graham said it is "so easy" for terrorists from the Middle East to join up with Central American migrants and cross through Mexico and the U.S. southern border.
"When you try to come to America illegally, you take so much risk onto your own shoulders," Ari Fleischer argued.
Children reported being "forced to join gangs or be murdered," Physicians for Human Rights said.