Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas spoke on Friday, February 26 with Salvadoran Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandra Hill Tinoco. Secretary Mayorkas thanked the Foreign Minister for El Salvador’s partnership with the United States and Foreign Minister Hill underscored her great appreciation for President Biden’s humane approach to immigration. During the conversation, Secretary Mayorkas and Foreign Minister Hill discussed the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to addressing irregular migration, as well as a shared desire to address its root causes and strengthen migration management. They collectively agreed on the need to counter false narratives about migration, work together to immediately reunite children who were separated from their families at the U.S. Southwest border, and other initiatives to protect vulnerable populations.
Last Updated: 03/01/2021