Latest News for: Guatemala visa

Edit

Thousands protest in Guatemala demanding president’s resignation

Metro USA 29 Jul 2021
Sandoval, who left Guatemala last weekend, said he was fired after the attorney general prevented him from trying to investigate corruption cases with links to Giammattei ... visas of two senior judges in Guatemala on graft suspicions and criticized lawmakers’ refusal to swear in a corruption-fighting judge.
Edit

Thousands protest in Guatemala demanding president's resignation

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jul 2021
Thousands protest in Guatemala demanding president's resignation ... Thousands protest in Guatemala demanding president's resignation ... Thousands protest in Guatemala demanding president's resignation ... visas of two senior judges in Guatemala on graft suspicions and criticized lawmakers' refusal to swear in a corruption-fighting judge.
Edit

U.S. pauses some cooperation with Guatemala over ouster of anti-graft fighter

Metro USA 28 Jul 2021
Guatemala’s Attorney General Maria Porras removed anti-graft fighter Juan Francisco Sandoval as head of the Special Prosecutor’s Office Against Impunity (FECI) ... visas of two senior judges in Guatemala on graft suspicions and criticized lawmakers’ refusal to swear in a corruption-fighting judge.
Edit

US curbs work with Guatemala after anti-corruption leader removed

Al Jazeera 27 Jul 2021
In recent months, the administration of President Joe Biden also has revoked the US visas of two senior judges in Guatemala on graft suspicions and criticised lawmakers’ refusal to swear in a corruption-fighting judge ... People taking part in a protest in support of Juan Francisco Sandoval in Guatemala City, Guatemala [Sandra Sebastian/Reuters].
Edit

FACT SHEET: The Biden Administration Blueprint for a Fair, Orderly and Humane Immigration System

The White House 27 Jul 2021
Department of State and Department of Homeland Security have resumed interviewing individuals via the Protection Transfer Arrangement (PTA) to expand protection for vulnerable nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.Expanding access to temporary work visas in the region.
Edit

Guatemala attorney general fires leading anti-corruption prosecutor

The Times of India 24 Jul 2021
GUATEMALA CITY ... In recent months, Washington has revoked the US visas of two senior judges in Guatemala on graft suspicions and criticized lawmakers' refusal to swear in a corruption-fighting judge. Guatemala's human rights ombudsman, Jordan Rodas, also called on Porras to resign.
Edit

It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Change Crisis.

Politico 19 Jul 2021
Letter from Guatemala It’s Not a Border Crisis ... Agency for International Development’s mission director in Guatemala ... Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security announced it was making available 6,000 temporary, non-agricultural — known as H-2B — worker visas for people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Edit

Climb every mountain? Not unless congress passes the Dream & Promise Act

Williston Herald 16 Jul 2021
I long to become an Army Ranger — but as a DACA recipient, I’m barred from serving ... But that didn’t matter to the immigration officials who boarded my Amtrak train a few days later ... I’m originally from Guatemala. In 2004, when I was 12, my mother brought us here lawfully using an investor visa and launched a tourism business ... But I’m still held back ... .
Edit

News analysis: U.S. expands fight against Central American corruption. Will it stem immigration?

The Los Angeles Times 15 Jul 2021
Officials cast the fight against corruption and “bad governance” as the most essential component in improving conditions in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala — and probably the most difficult to win after decades of struggling democracies, control by rapacious elites and sclerotic legal institutions ... California’s Norma Torres fled Guatemala at 5.
Edit

Copa América ends with 179 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Inside The Games 13 Jul 2021
It was the only match of the tournament to be held with spectators ... Cuba were forced to withdraw from the Gold Cup qualifying in the United States due to visa issues and COVID-19 restrictions, while Curaçao were replaced at the last minute by Guatemala due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the team. .
Edit

Biden targets children, spouses in visa crackdown on world’s villains

Politico 07 Jul 2021
Foreign Policy Biden targets children, spouses in visa crackdown on world’s villains ... visas ... Under Biden, who has been in office less than six months, the State Department alone has announced visa penalties on more than a dozen occasions, affecting well over 100 people in countries ranging from Guatemala to Belarus ... visas.
Edit

Unclear Criteria Undermines US Corruption List in Central America

InSight Crime 05 Jul 2021
The United States has released a highly-anticipated report on corrupt actors in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, but the lack of clear criteria for those placed on the list may undermine efforts to create a coherent strategy for rooting out high-level graft in Central America ... Political Elites Seek Again to Infiltrate Guatemala's High Court.
Edit

Central American officials blacklisted by U.S. as part of corruption crackdown

Metro USA 02 Jul 2021
Representative Eliot Engel and enacted by Congress in December that required the State Department to assemble within 180 days a list of high profile individuals it regarded as corrupt in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala ... visas revoked and will be unable to enter the United States, the State Department said.
Edit

Action the Biden-Harris Administration Has Taken to Address the Border Challenge

The White House 15 Jun 2021
... non-agricultural worker – or H-2B – visas for nationals of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala for FY 2021.State and DHS reopened the Central American Minors (CAM) program to reunite children who are nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras with their parents in the U.S.
Edit

Northern California pair charged in 1997 kidnapping of 13-year-old girl

East Bay Times 13 Jun 2021
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ ... Prosecutors say the couple, who themselves are naturalized citizens from Guatemala, brought the woman and her daughters to the United States in 2016 using temporary visitor visas. They are charged with harboring them after their visas expired and imposing a false $12,000 debt to keep them from returning to Guatemala ... Tenn ... Gov ... .
×