ICE Air Operations, the air transportation arm of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has so far rescued 466 U.S. citizens stranded in the Northern Triangle region of Central America amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Following orders of final removal, ICE deported Salvadoran and Honduran nationals back to their home countries on Friday. On the return leg of these flights, the agency took aboard U.S. citizens who were stranded due to COVID-19 lockdowns, according to an ICE press release. Read More
A man in El Salvador was charged and jailed for promoting the formation of a U.S.-bound migrant caravan Thursday. Read More
In the latest sign of cooling tensions between the U.S. and El Salvador, the two countries issued a joint statement Monday announcing the extension of temporary protected status to Salvadorans living in the U.S. Read More
Acting Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan announced that the U.S. has reached an asylum agreement with El Salvador, marking the latest development in the Trump administration’s effort to curb the border crisis. Read More
The Salvadoran government is deploying hundreds of police, soldiers, and agents across its border, fulfilling a long-sought request by the Trump administration to better police its boundaries. Read More
Police arrested an illegal alien for attacking a girl and attempting to sexually assault her in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Tuesday, authorities said. Read More