Honduras braces for US deportation of its citizens

Pro-immigration demonstrators participate in a vigil to support children fleeing violence in Central America to come to the United States, during a rally in Washington, DC on November 24, 2014Honduras said Monday it was preparing for the return of thousands of its citizens following reports the US was planning a mass deportation of Central American migrants fleeing violence and poverty. The foreign ministry said in a statement it respected the immigration policies of other countries, including that of the United States. It added that Honduras expected the United States to conform with human rights standards in deportation cases.

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