The Trump administration is making noises that it will re-focus U.S.-Central America Plan for Prosperity aid on security. But poverty and natural disasters are bigger contributors to migratory flows.
On the campaign trail, President Trump had promised that Mexico would pay for his wall. They said no. Last week he tried to get the U.S. Congress to pay for it—or at least a down payment—and they said no, at least for the time being.
One hundred and thirty one years after it started, this year’s May Day will mark the shifting demographics of the U.S. workforce and its challenges under the Trump administration.
Despite the attention the Trump administration has placed on crimes committed by undocumented immigrants, the data—though spotty—show that the threat is exaggerated.