Honduran President Says U.S. Weak Laws [and no amnesty] To Blame For Child Migration Crisis

Article author: 
Ninoska Marcano
Article publisher: 
Fox News Latino
Article date: 
13 June 2014
Article category: 
National News
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Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, on a visit to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday, said the U.S. has to strengthen efforts to control the humanitarian crisis that both nations face with unaccompanied [illegal alien] migrant children crossing the U.S. Southwest border.

At the end of his speech to the chamber, where the Honduran head of state discussed his nation’s short- and long-term investment projects with U.S. businesses, Hernández seemed to blame the U.S. for the crisis – saying a lack of [amnesty] immigration reform and weak drug laws has contributed to the problem.

It is unfair, he said, for his nation to tackle the surge of [illegal alien] migrant unaccompanied children alone.

“We are very worried about the children, but sadly this is a security problem provoked by drug trafficking from the drugs that are consumed by the US, and this has had an impact in the displacement situation (of Hondurans,)” Hernández, who took office in January, told Fox News Latino. “The U.S. has to be more proactive (with the immigration reform) because these separations are inhumane” ...