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U.S. and El Salvador Sign Arrangements on Security & Information Sharing; Give Salvadorans with TPS More Time

Today, at Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters in Washington, D.C., Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, El Salvador Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill, and Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli announced the two countries have signed a number of documents to implement greater collaboration on information sharing, border and aviation security, and international diplomacy, and announced additional time for El Salvadorans with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to repatriate.

U.S. and Honduras Sign More Arrangements to Expand Collaboration to Confront Irregular Migration

Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed two arrangements with the Government of Honduras to expand bilateral initiatives to confront irregular migration through Central America. The signings, which took place at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security headquarters in Washington, will increase collaboration between the two countries on key issues.

Joint Statement Between the U.S. Government and the Government of Honduras

The United States and Honduras share a strong partnership. Our geographical proximity, common principles, and democratic values have led to close cooperation between both countries over the years, from addressing historical migration flows to efforts to build a more stable and prosperous region. The broad scope of this relationship has progressed into key agreements with respect to economic and environmental cooperation; cultural, humanitarian, and security support; counternarcotic efforts; and migration.

Acting Secretary McAleenan Signs Agreement with Honduras

Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan signed an agreement with the Government of Honduras to expand bilateral initiatives to confront irregular migration through Central America. The signing, which took place during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, will further pave the way to increase collaboration between the two countries on key issues.

Acting Secretary McAleenan traveling to New York

Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan is traveling to New York to meet with international partners from Honduras and El Salvador to discuss further collaboration in confronting irregular migration and combating transnational criminal organizations. In recent months, Acting Secretary McAleenan has forged partnerships with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to disrupt human and drug smuggling operations and address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Joint Statement Between the U.S. Government and the Government of Honduras

High-level representatives from the governments of the United States and Honduras met this week in Tegucigalpa to discuss how to increase temporary legal employment opportunities in the United States, enhance collaboration in the areas of law enforcement and information-sharing, bolster regional border security, and strengthen migration protections.

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