As Honduran Unrest Flares, So Will Immigration to the United States
Jul 3, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
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- Mexico has promised the United States it will reduce the surge in migration across their shared border under threat of U.S. tariffs.
- The number of Hondurans seeking asylum or employment in the United States will likely remain stubbornly high amid persistent political and economic instability there.
- The United States will use any continued migrant surge fueled by Honduran unrest to try to extract concessions from the Mexican government, which will, in turn, try to delay making them — if it can.