US announces to aid to address migrants problem

The United States government will spend almost US $100 million in aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in an effort to reintegrate illegal migrants, and help keep them in their home countries.

Another US $161.2 million will be earmarked for regional security programs. “Our assistance will help stem  migration flows as well as address the root cause of the migration,” said the Barack Obama administration in a statement.

The U.S. estimates that between 60,000 and 80,000 children without parents will cross the Mexico-U.S. border this year.


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