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Visa lottery and housing crisis exacerbate seasonal workforce shortage

The Keene Sentinel 18 Jun 2022
LACONIA — For decades, landmark seasonal businesses like the Naswa Resort have relied on H-2B visa holders to fill their positions ... A quarter of a century ago, Makris combatted this problem by signing up with the H-2B visa program, which allows businesses to hire foreign workers for seasonal and temporary positions.
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Mexico finds truck hauling 377 migrants from 14 nations

The Associated Press 17 Jun 2022
... Chiapas, which borders Guatemala ... Migrants have been desperate to leave Tapachula, another city closer to Guatemala, where authorities have made them wait for visas.
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Mexico finds truck with 366 migrants from 16 nations

SCNOW Morning News 17 Jun 2022
... Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Venezuela ... Migrants have been desperate to leave Tapachula, another city closer to Guatemala, where authorities have made them wait for visas.
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Mexico: Authorities find a cargo truck with hundreds of migrants from 14 countries

WorldNews.com 17 Jun 2022
Nationals from Bolivia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela, were also intercepted the report said ... Many migrants have been leaving Tapachula, a Mexican city nearer to Guatemala, where they have been forced to wait for visa processing.
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Biden’s approach to migration: ‘More carrots and fewer sticks’

Al Jazeera 14 Jun 2022
... backlog of visa applications ... As part of the declaration, the US also committed to adding 11,500 H-2B seasonal worker visas for nationals of El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Haiti “to address labour shortages in key sectors of the US economy and reduce irregular migration”.
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Migrant caravan to continue trek through Mexico Thursday

Raw Story 09 Jun 2022
Thousands of mostly Venezuelan migrants began receiving temporary Mexican visas Wednesday as they prepared to continue their trek toward the United States ... A Mexican government official confirmed to AFP that humanitarian visas were being issued to the migrants, but Garcia said the process was slow.
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Migrant caravan stops in Mexico to negotiate visas

Manila Standard 09 Jun 2022
The migrants set up a temporary camp on a basketball court in the town of Huixtla in the southern Chiapas region, some 40 kilometers from where they began their journey on Monday close to the Guatemala border. They are seeking temporary visas that will allow them to cross Mexico without fear of being deported.
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U.S. VP touts $3.2 bln investment aimed at stemming Central America migration

Union Leader 08 Jun 2022
companies, including Visa Inc ... The corporate pledges form a major part of Biden's plan to address "root causes" of migration from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, a region known as the Northern Triangle ... At least 6,000 people, according to Reuters witnesses, left the city of Tapachula, near Mexico's border with Guatemala.
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VP Harris looks to show her clout at Summit of the Americas

Jamaica Observer 08 Jun 2022
New initiatives being announced include a $700-million expansion of cellular networks in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador by Miami-based Millicom; a $270-million commitment by Visa to promote digital payments; and a $150-million nearshoring investment by the Gap, Inc that could see as many as 5,000 jobs created closer to the US.
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Harris backs investment in Latin America

Atlantic City 08 Jun 2022
New initiatives being announced include a $700 million expansion of cellular networks in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador by Miami-based Millicom; a $270 million commitment by Visa to promote digital payments; and a $150 million nearshoring investment by the Gap Inc.
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Tackling migration, Harris backs investment in Latin America

News-Press Now 08 Jun 2022
New initiatives being announced include a $700 million expansion of cellular networks in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador by Miami-based Millicom; a $270 million commitment by Visa to promote digital payments; and a $150 million nearshoring investment by the Gap Inc.
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Harris Touts $3.2 Billion Investment Aimed at Stemming Central America Migration

Voa News 07 Jun 2022
The new commitments from companies, including Visa Inc ... The pledges form a major part of President Joe Biden's plan to address "root causes" of migration from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, a region known as the Northern Triangle ... Mexico's border with Guatemala.
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FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Announces More Than $1.9 Billion in New Private Sector Commitments ...

The White House 07 Jun 2022
Visa. Visa will invest more than $270 million over the next five years to expand financial inclusion and digital infrastructure, with the goal of adding 6.5 million people and 1 million small and medium enterprises (SMEs) into the formal financial system in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.
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Indonesian army officer gets life sentence for double murder

The Associated Press 07 Jun 2022
New initiatives being announced include a $700 million expansion of cellular networks in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador by Miami-based Millicom; a $270 million commitment by Visa to promote digital payments; and a $150 million nearshoring investment by the Gap.
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Mass shootings intensify reform efforts at grassroots level

The Associated Press 07 Jun 2022
New initiatives being announced include a $700 million expansion of cellular networks in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador by Miami-based Millicom; a $270 million commitment by Visa to promote digital payments; and a $150 million nearshoring investment by the Gap.

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