Immigrant Teen Claims He Was Mistreated By Border Officials: ‘My Time In The Ice Boxes Was Worst Experience Of My Life’
A 15-year-old immigrant from El Salvador testified before a congressional panel Tuesday claiming that he was mistreated by border officials.
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.
Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Central America with the two-part message that the U.S. plans to deport thousands of immigrant children and that the region’s leaders need to combat the “false information” supporting an illegal entry into America.
Jose Salvador Alvarenga was too exhausted to speak to the media when he arrived in El Salvador.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will begin honoring Hispanic Heritage Month by attending a celebration for El Salvador’s independence.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have arrested a Virginia man wanted on arson and fraud charges in Maryland when he landed at Washington Dulles International Airport.
The fallout over the Secret Service prostitution scandal continues.