Patricia Esquivel

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Boehner uncertain Congress can act on border crisis this month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday expressed doubts Congress would agree by the end of this month on an emergency response to the crisis involving an influx of thousands of child migrants at the U.S. southern border.<p>President Barack Obama, a Democrat, has requested …

If you need a visa to get to the US now, you probably always will

Earlier this year, Chile became the 38th country to join the United States’ visa waiver program. The program allows travelers from certain countries to visit the US for up to 90 days without going through the drawn-out process of applying for a visa. With Taiwan joining the program last year, it …

U.S. To Open Another Shelter For Immigrant Children, This Time In Tucson

A member of Tucson's city council said the shelter would start operating as early as Thursday.<p>To keep up with the surging numbers of unaccompanied migrant children flooding across the border, yet another shelter could open in Tucson, Ariz., as early as this Thursday, a city council member has …

El Salvador ambassador: US proposed child-only migrant flights

Zamora compared the flood of child migrants out of his country to a “revolution.”<p>“For me, it’s painful — the whole situation of immigration,” he said. “That’s why we’re very interested in trying to solve the problem as much as possible in our country. The question of security — and the question of …

Border Children Tell Their Stories: Why We Came to the US

Cesar was four years old when a group of men in his tiny hometown killed his father. He was a teenager when he says the same group of men began to threaten his older brother.<p>At age 17, tired of hiding in his house, Cesar left the poverty, violence and drug gangs of Guatemala behind and set out for …

Biden heading to Central America to address child immigration wave

The White Houseis expanding a public campaign aimed at dispelling rumors in the U.S. and Latin America about its rules regarding deportation of young immigrants — part of an effort to slow the rising number of minors crossing into the U.S. without parents or guardians.<p>Administration officials were …