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Readout of Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen's Meeting with Guatemalan Minister of Government Enrique Degenhart

Release Date: 
February 16, 2018

Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen met this morning with Guatemalan Minister of Government, Enrique Degenhart, whom she congratulated on his appointment as Minister. During the meeting, she outlined her priorities on enhancing air, land, and maritime border security, combating transnational criminal organizations (TCO) and gangs, and deterring illegal immigration, specifically the rise in unaccompanied alien children flooding the Southern border. Secretary Nielsen and Minister Degenhart spoke about their shared commitment to securing the border to improve regional security, combating corruption and the rise of gangs, and improving information sharing and cyber collaboration.

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Last Published Date: August 14, 2018
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